William C Beecher, 61, Gibson City died at 6:25 a.m. Sunday at Gibson Community Hospital, where he had been a patient two days. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, near Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, with the Rev. Alexander Youck officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Lamb Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Monday. The body will be taken to the church at noon Tuesday. He was born June 17, 1905, near Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, a son of Henry and Margaret Schroeder Beecher. He never married. He leaves two brothers, Ernest, Arrowsmith; and Carl of Madison, Wisconsin; one sister, Ruby Golleher, Whittier, California; and three nephews. He had been a resident of the Gibson City area for the last 52 years and was a farmer. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, McLean County, Illinois.