William R. “Sug” McAlister, 74

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 GOSHEN, Ky. –William R. “Sug” McAlister, 74, of Goshen, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at his residence.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, June 14, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Carrollton with the Rev. Gary MaGuffee and the Rev. Carroll “Bimp” McAlister officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until time of service Thursday, June 14, at the First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Mr. McAlister was born on May 5, 1938, in Trimble County, Ky., the son of the late Dell W. and Virginia Murphy McAlister. He was retired after forty five years of service with McAlister Insurance Company based in Goshen, as an Insurance Agent. He was a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church in Goshen. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era.

He was united into marriage to Betty Sue Ellis McAlister on August 25, 1960; other survivors include a daughter, Tracy S. (Keith) Kasey of Goshen; two granddaughters, Jessica Kasey and Erica Kasey, both of Goshen; and one brother, Frank (Cheryl Lynn) McAlister of New Albany, Ind.

His parents, his son, Jeffrey William McAlister (2004), two sisters, Louise Bickers and Virgie McAlister, five brothers, Raymond McAlister, Delmar McAlister, Donald W. McAlister, Sr., Wayne F. “Ike” McAlister and John G. McAlister preceded him in death.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the Shiloh United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.