William Edward Walsh

William Edward Walsh, 74, of Willow Springs died peacefully January 13, 2024, surrounded by family.

Bill was born in 1949 and raised in St. Denis parish on the south side of Chicago. He started his own plumbing business at age 31. His brother, Jim, soon joined him. Together they operated and grew Walsh Services Inc. for 40 years.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Jeanne, nee Baker; his children, Douglas (Tianlin Meng), Adam (Courtney) and Zachary; his grandchildren, Sophia, Ethan and Sam; his siblings, Ellen (the late Richard) Szynal, Edward (the late Diana), Jeanne Johnson, Patrick, Kathryn (Stephen) Kozlowski, James (Judith) and Richard (Eileen Danovich); his parents-in-law, James and Janet Baker; his brothers-in-law, Jay (the late Lisa) and William (Dawn); his two aunts; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William E. Walsh and Ruth V. Walsh; and his brother-in-law, James Baker.

Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th St., Chicago Ridge. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at Zion Lutheran Church, 204 S. Grant St., Hinsdale.

Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made online to Team Karen Foundation at http://www.teamkaren.org/campaigns/donate/.