William Joseph Altheimer, 96, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 7:15 A.M., Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Graveside Service will be held with burial of ashes at a later date at Bellefontaine Cemetery in Saint Louis, Missouri. Burial will follow at Bellefontaine Cemetery in Saint Louis, Missouri. Per his request, Mr. Altheimer will be cremated and no Visitation will be held at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.