William Bonham



William “Bill” Bonham, 73, Belle, formerly Winona, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.

He was born Jan. 5, 1950 to William Robert Bonham and June Louise (Sutherland) Bonham in Santa Rosa, Calif.

He was united in marriage to Sallee Bonham.

Bill served his country in the U. S. Army during Viet Nam.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Belle and the Christian Motorcyclists Association #1068 Redeemed Riders.

Bill was a mason.

He enjoyed riding motorcycles.

Bill was survived by wife, Sallee; brother, Gary Bonham and family; sister, Patty Bonham and family; step-daughters Ashley Buchmiller of Jefferson City and Cassie and Curtis Pilger of Gasconade; grandchildren, Kaeori Butler, Whitney Curtis, Jacklyn Hudson, Trevor and Eli Pilger and Ashton and Cooper Buchmiller; and father-and mother-in-law, Richard and Virginia Tucker of St. James.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, at First Baptist Church of Belle with Brother Robert Trigo officiating.

Memorial contributions suggested to First Baptist Church of Belle.