William "Bill" Brooking, III
age 71, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his home. He was born October 29, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of the late Valentine (nee Lagnue) and William Thomas Brooking, Jr.
He is survived by his wife Marilyn K. (nee Meyer) Brooking; daughter Katie (Mack) McAninch, Alton, Illinois; sons Randy (Edna) Olinger of Festus, and John Olinger of French Village, Missouri; sister Mary Louise (the late David) Boyden of Comfort, Texas; and grandchildren Matthew, Preston, Tyler, and Natalie Olinger.
He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War; a member of Our Lady Catholic Church in Festus; the owner operator of Action Golf in Crystal City, and Action Computers in Imperial and Arnold, Missouri, and an avid golfer at the Cottonwood and Rain Tree courses.
Memorial gathering from 5:00 P.M. until the time of memorial service at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, officiated by Fr. Jeffrey Maassen. Interment with full military honors at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the American Cancer Society.