William "Billy" Guy Peipert

May 13, 1966 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 57) 57 Years Old

William "Billy" Peipert Obituary

William "Billy" Guy Peipert, 57, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, January 18, 2024.

Born May 13, 1966 in Alton, he was the son of William L. Peipert and Roberta Whyers.

Billy graduated from Marquette Catholic High School in 1984, where he had been on the football and wresting teams. His professional life included many years of operating heavy equipment, including delivering fuel tankers from the Port of Tampa, FL, and working with excavators, dump trucks and tractors in the construction field.

Billy affirmed his spiritual relationship with God, and after his children, considered his sobriety his greatest accomplishment. He was a proud member of AA and his sobriety date of November 16, 2009.

He married Amy Gross on August 17, 1991 in Dodge City, KS.

Surviving are three children, Diana Karin Soliwon of East Alton, Daniel (Rachel) Peipert in South Carolina, Amber Peipert in Texas; three grandchildren, Kamilah Peipert, Branson Peipert, Delaney Peipert; two brothers, Eric (Jane) Peipert in Virginia, Robert (Ruth Ellen) Peipert of Indian Harbour Beach, FL; and three sisters, Catherine McFarlane of Godfrey, Annie (Wes) Schuefler, Jeannie Holderman all of Sarasota, FL.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Michael Peipert.

The family extends a special "Thank You"  to Tod Smith of Alton for his lifelong friendship.

Private family service and burial will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made to Marks Mortuary in Wood River.


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