William 'Bill' McCreight
William 'Bill' McCreight
William “Bill” Garrett McCreight, 81, of Hillsboro, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Highland District Hospital.  

He was born March 8, 1940 in Kenton, Ohio, the son of the late Charles and Mary Jane (Lick) McCreight.  

Bill worked as a general manager for the Highland County Water Company for 40 years. He proudly served in the Ohio Army National Guard for 16 years. Bill was a member of the Hillsboro United Methodist Church, member of the Hillsboro Masonic Lodge #38 F&AM, member of the Royal Arch Masons Chapter #40, member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Cincinnati (32nd degree), member of the Hillsboro Lions Club, member of the Hillsboro City Council for many years and served as past council president.  

Bill is survived by two daughters, Kathy Jo (David) Courson of Somerville and Kay Ann (David) Greene of Hillsboro; five grandchildren, William Courson of DeKalb, Ill., Travis Courson of Somerville, Caitlin (Jared) Hayes of West Chester, Daniel (Emily) Bragdon of Cincinnati and Kimberly (Levi) Schobelock of Washington Court House; two great-grandchildren, Jacob Hayes and Henry Hayes, and one on the way, Eleanor Meschelle Bragdon; one brother, Michael (Peggy) McCreight of Shelby, N.C.; and many friends.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor June McCreight, on May 4, 2020.

Visitation will be held Monday, July 19, 2021 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Turner & Son Funeral Home. Masonic and Scottish Rite services will begin Monday, July 19 at 1 p.m., followed by funeral services. Pastor Lloyd Shoemaker will be officiating. Burial will follow services in the Hillsboro Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Heartland of Hillsboro Activities Fund, 1141 Northview Dr., Hillsboro, Ohio 45133 or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Tri-State Southern Ohio, P.O. Box 772373, Detroit, Mich. 48277.  

To leave the family an online condolence, please visit www.turnerfuneralhomes.cc.