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ALCOKE, William Howe,

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93, of Bon Air, Va., passed away on April 13, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Frances Alcoke; and brother, JR (Cousy) Alcoke of Versailles, Ky. Bill is survived by the love of his life, wife of 68 years, Peggye Rose Alcoke; son, Stephen Thomas Alcoke (Mary); daughter, Susan Rose Teachey (Kim); and grandchild­ren, Amy Teachey, Mandy Sangpeal (Matt), Adam Teachey (Colleen), Patrick Alcoke (Maria), Kelly Alcoke; stepgrands­on, Ben Coaker (Jessica); and six greatgrand­children and three stepgreat-grandchild­ren. Bill was born and raised in central Kentucky. He was a World War II veteran who served in the Army at GHQ in Tokyo. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineerin­g from the University of Kentucky. He spent over 30 years with the Portland Cement Associatio­n as Managing Engineer for Virginia and North Carolina. He concluded his career as Senior Vice President for the American Concrete Pavement Associatio­n. He was a registered profession­al engineer and a life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Bill’s greatest love was family and his role as "Grampy." He was an avid golfer, loved bass fishing and travel and his closest friends joined him in these activities. Bill was especially fond of all things regarding Woodford County, Ky. A private memorial service will be held for family only. Online condolence­s maybe made at woodyfuner­al homehuguen­ot.com.

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