William G. “Bill” Gaines, 72, of Dillsboro, IN, formerly of Marshall, IL passed away Saturday July 10, 2021 in St. Elizabeth Healthcare at Edgewood, KY. In his earlier years he was a member of the boilermakers and was a gunsmith having been inducted into the Gun Makers Hall of Fame in the 1980’s Bill was born Aug. 25, 1948 at Joliet, IL, the son of William Granville and Marie Bruno Gains. Surviving are a son, Jake (Jenny) Gains of Marshall, IL; a grandson, Trip Gaines; two sisters, Sandy (Norm) Bishop and Sherry (Raymond) Woodmancy and several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents. Bill served this nation in the US Navy during the Viet Nam War. A visitation will be held 5-7 PM Monday at Pearce Funeral Home with cremation following the visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to his family in care of Pearce Funeral Home. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.