William D. Mead, 57, passed away Friday evening November 7, 2014 in Mercy Medical and Trauma Center in Janesville. He was born February 26, 1957 in Beloit the son of Dennis and Veda (Martin) Mead. Bill married Jacquelyn S. Riggins on December 31, 1975 in South Beloit. He had been employed as a machinist with Fairbanks Morse and was a member of Faith Community Church in Janesville. Bill enjoyed woodworking, camping, the great outdoors, working on cars and spending time with his loving family. Survivors include his loving wife Jackie, his daughter Jennifer (Scott) Weadge of Edgerton, two grandchildren; Lola and Carter Weadge, and two sisters; Anita Babcock, and Dena (Wayne) Jacobsen. Bill is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his two sons, Jason D. and Jedidiah Mead with whom he has now joined in heaven. Funeral Services will be Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 5 p.m. in Faith Community Church 2971 Lucerne Ave. in Janesville, Pastor Jeff Williams officiating. The family will receive guests on Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. in the church. A memorial in Bill’s name will be established. Brian Mark Funeral Home, Beloit Chapel is assisting the family, 362-2000. On line condolences my be directed to www.strouf.com ;