SIKESTON - Bill D. Looney, 65, died Sept. 18, 2002, at his home.
Born Nov. 13, 1936, in Kennett, son of the late Howard and Bessie Gabriel Looney, he had owned and operated B&C Enterprises and was employed by Noranda Aluminum before retiring.
On May 26, 1957, at Peoria, Ill., he married Carolyn Barnes who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Megan Looney of Sikeston; five daughters and sons-in-law, Rachel and Mike Ritter, Alberta and Steve Penrod and Christina and DeWayne Hawkins of Sikeston, Patricia and Keith Beeson of Cherokee Village, Ark., and Elizabeth and Andy Fiehler of Lexington, Ky.; three brothers, Harold Looney of Delta, Jerry P. Looney of Sikeston and Terry Looney of Clarksville, Tenn.; two sisters, Mickey Myers and Donna Looney of Sikeston; and eight grandchildren, Rebecca Ritter, Cullen Looney, Justin Looney, Brittany Ritch, Amanda Humphries, Logan Hawkins, Kylie Ritter and Landon Hawkins of Sikeston.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, William Looney Jr., Vaughn Looney and Randy Looney; and one sister, Judy Myers.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Memorial contributions may be sent to:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1942