William J. “Bill” Applegarth, 52, of New Athens, died Friday, Apr. 23, 2010 at Wheeling Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 16, 1957 in Wheeling, a son of the late Harold P. (Bud) and Ruth L. Kelley Applegarth. Friends may call Sunday from 1-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where funeral services will be held Monday, April 26, 2010 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Barry Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Longview Cemetery, New Athens. A full obituary will appear in the May 1 edition of the Harrison News-Herald.