Army Specialist William Templeton. (TheSouthern.com)
Pinckneyville, IL (KSDK) - A soldier from Perry County died this week in Iraq.
William David Templeton was wounded serving as an Army Specialist in Iraq. He died Monday at a hospice in Colorado Springs.
Templeton, 22, enlisted in the United States Army shortly after graduating from Pinckneyville Community High School in 2007.
Templeton's family said he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Funeral services for Army Specialist William Templeton will be held at the First United Presbyterian Church in Pinckneyville on Tuesday, March 15 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations can be made to the Galum Cemetery Association of Pikes Peak Hospice.