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William "Bill" Weichlein

November 22, 1931 — February 10, 2020

William “Bill” Weichlein, 88, of Dyersburg, died Monday, February 10, 2020 at Harborview Health Systems of Dyersburg. Born November 22, 1931, he was the son of the late Henry B. and Bertha C. Heim Weichlein. Bill married Shirley Weichlein in 1954 during the Korean War in Cambridge, England while he was serving in the United States Air Force. They originally settled in Kokomo, Indiana and then moved to Salem, Illinois and later Dyersburg, Tennessee; both with World Color Press.

In 1993 the couple retired to Pahrump, Nevada but ultimately decided to call Dyersburg home.

He is survived by 1 daughter, Leslie A. Larson and husband Shawn of Gallatin; 1 son, Mark D. Weichlein and wife Sharon of Dyersburg; five grandchildren, Kao Organ and wife Ashley, Christian Clark, Taylor Larson, Sydney Larson, Anthony Hertel and wife Jeanna and five great-grandchildren, Xavier Hertel, Xander Hertel, Rileigh Organ, Mike Organ and Aryana Organ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Shirley Weichlein.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to: Alzheimers Foundation @ or the Wounded Warriors, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Cremation services are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. We are privileged and honored to serve the Weichlein family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at



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