William Ray "Bill" Tesreau, 78, of Fredericktown, died Friday, September 8, 2017. He was born March 11, 1939 in Oak Grove, Mo., son of Cletus and Lawanna Rose (Pruett) Tesreau.
Bill married his wife Miriam Dec. 29, 1956 at the Assembly of God Church in Fredericktown.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Austin Elders.
He is survived by his wife; daughter Cheryl (Clifford) Uhl; brother Charles Wayne "Bud" (Norma) Tesreau; granddaughter Annie (Richard) Boren; great-grandchildren Hadley Boren, Mason Boren; step-grandchildren Brandon Uhl, Ashley Belding, Lindsey Uhl; step-great-grandchildren Harper Uhl, Cooper Uhl, Maeli Uhl and very close lifelong friend Paul (Jan) McFerron.
Bill was a United States Marine Veteran. He enjoyed Cardinal baseball, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.
Funeral services were September 12 at Follis & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Sawyer officiating. Burial was at Snowdenville Cemetery.