Henry William “Bill” Bane

Bethany, Missouri…..Henry William “Bill” Bane, age 71, was born December 12, 1951, in St. Louis, MO, the son of  Albert Marion Bane Jr. and Marie Teresa (Lutostanski) Bane passed away November 19, 2023, in Bethany, MO.

Bill served in the United States Marine Corp 12 1/2 years during Vietnam, where he served two tours as a Helicopter door gunner.  During Bill’s second tour of duty in Vietnam his helicopter took fire and went down.  Bill sustained injuries that earned a purple heart.  On December 17, 1993, Bill and Carol Ann Best were united in marriage in Liberty, MO.  Bill and Carol raised their family in the Kansas City area where Bill was a computer software/hardware engineer for the Kansas City Water Department.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Dennis, Alfred, and Frances; and granddaughter, Autumn.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Carol; two daughters, Julie Wiltse (Tim) and Lisa Loftin-Jones; three siblings, Alvenda Bane, Hazel Proffett, and Richard Bane; six grandchildren, Mercedes, Brett, Jehrell, Caroline, Frederick, and Maxwell; great-grandson, Luke, with another on the way;  and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2023, at Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville.  Inurnment is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2023, at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri.