June 24, 1940 - Sept. 10, 2012
ELKHART — The Rev. William “Bill” H. McPhail, 72, of Elkhart, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Elkhart Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 24, 1940, in Chicago to William G. and Bertha M. (Culp) McPhail.
He went to Bethel College, Mishawaka.
While at Bethel, he met Judith Zehrung of Niles, Mich. They were married on June 10, 1961.
Survivors are his wife, Judith; son Douglas McPhail of Muskegon, Mich.; daughters Juanita (Phil) Richey of Lafayette and Michelle (Brad) Fish of Elkhart; grandchildren Cameron McPhail, Thomas McPhail, Taylor McPhail, Evan Bridwell, Micah (Heidi) Richey, Drew (Bre) Richey, Jared Richey, Mattea Richey, Braden Fish, Mason Fish, Payton Fish and Ashlyn Fish; and sisters Cheryl McPhail, Sandra (Audie) Whitaker and Karen (Joe) Culver.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Margie.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main St., Mishawaka. A private graveside service will be in the Mission Hill Memorial Gardens, Niles.
Memorial contributions can be made to Elkhart Hospice House.