He was born June 11, 1947 to the late William E. and Florence (Corley) Kessans.
An Army veteran, Bill was united in marriage on October 11, 1969 to Jane Cronin.
He had worked for Tell City Chair Company and retired from the City of Tell City.
He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose 1424.
Surviving is his wife, Jane Kessans of Tell City; sons, Daniel Kessans of Gatchel and Jeff (Laura) Kessans of Hawesville; granddaughters, Rylann and Anna Bella Kessans; a sister Martha Strenz of Springfield, IL.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM CST Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Brother Eddie Olberding will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00PM and Wednesday from 9:00AM- until service time at the funeral home.