Dewitt Obits

William "Bill" Chrispen

William “Bill” Chrispen, 64 of Hallsville, IL passed away 7:20 PM March 25, 2023 at his family home in Hallsville, IL.


Services will be 10 AM, Friday, March 31, 2023 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Pastor Alton Smith officiating. Burial will follow at DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, IL. Visitation will be 5 – 7 PM, Thursday, March 30, 2023 at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to the Heartland Coon Hunters Club.


William was born April 4, 1958 in Clinton, IL the son of Charles and Betty Louise (Bourne) Chrispen. He married Kim Morris May 4, 1991 in Clinton, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Kim Chrispen, Hallsville, IL; children:  Jeremy (Jessica) Chrispen, Clinton, IL; Amber (Kevin) Taylor, Clinton, IL; Nicholas (Jaime) Chrispen, Pana, IL; and William (Heather) Chrispen, Jr., Kenney, IL; 12 grandchildren:  Callen, Kiana, Kadence, Kyndall, Noel, Brayden, Autumn, Blake, Kaitlynn, Bailee, Mikenna, and Abigail; mother, Betty L. Chrispen, Clinton, IL; and siblings, Bob (Pam) Chrispen, DeWitt, Il.; and Carolyn Maple, Clinton, Il.


He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Chrispen; son, Charles Allen Chrispen; and brother, Rick Chrispen.


Bill worked in agriculture most of his life.  He enjoyed horses and coon hunting, but he especially loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.


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