William Jacob Kilmer, 82, of Tipton, MO passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018. William was born on March 13, 1936 in Brutus, MI the son of Martin Z. Kilmer and Mary (Brubacher) Kilmer both of whom preceded him in death.

William was united in marriage on February 20, 1958 in New Paris, IN to Lena Ann (Kulp) Kilmer who preceded him in death on September 30, 2004.

William was a member of the Pleasant Hill Mennonite Church.

Survivors include one son, Wayne Kilmer (Kathy) of Clarksburg, MO; three daughters, Anna Mary Evans (John) of Long Lane, MO, Suetta Hoover (Leonard) of Tipton, MO, Nancy Zeiset (John David) of Memphis, MO; four brothers, Adin Kilmer (Annie) of Versailles, MO, Eli Kilmer of Denver, PA, Harvey Kilmer (Judy) of California, MO, Rufus Kilmer (Martha) of Latham, MO; four sisters, Lydia Sauder (Enos) of Latham, MO, Nancy Ramer (David) of Tippecanoe, IN, Fannie Martin (Eddie) of Napanee, IN, Amanda Burkholder, Rochester, IN; 10 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren;, nine step-grandchildren; 49 step-great-grandchildren; and three step-great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by two sons, Harvey Kilmer, and Stanley Kilmer; one brother, Menno Kilmer; three sisters, Emma Kilmer, Lucinda Baker and Anna Mary Kilmer.

Visitation was held on Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Pleasant Hill Mennonite Community Center. Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Pleasant Hill Mennonite Church. Officiating were Ivan Sloan, Nelson Hoover, Luke Fox, Irvin Weaver and Marlin Kilmer. Burial was at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, MO.