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William "Billy" Arthur Cahill

Apr 15, 2014

William “Billy” Arthur Cahill, 53, Riverside and formerly of Farmington, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home.

Friends may call after 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at the Farmington United Methodist Church in Farmington, where the family will meet with friends from 1 to 2 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, at the Greenglade Cemetery with Lee McIntosh officiating.

Memorials may be made in his memory.

Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Born April 21, 1960, in Keosauqua, he was the son of Gary L. and Bonnie G. (Horsey) Cahill. He was married to JoAnn Wagner from 1985 to 2006.

He was a 1978 graduate of Harmony High School. He went on to receive his Associate Degree from Indian Hills College. He was an electronic technician/instrumentation specialist at the University of Iowa since June of 1993. In his earlier years, he was active in Boy Scouts, high school band and the Farmington United Methodist Church Youth Group. He enjoyed science and math, working with computers and teaching his daughters to play the guitar.

Survivors include his two daughters, Aubrey and Emily Cahill at home; father, Gary (Cheryl Newman) Cahill of Farmington; two sisters, Penny (Keith Kozacik) Cahill of Washington, and Dixie (Deric) Saunders of Bonaparte.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie and his grandparents.



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