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I remember your mother bouncing you on her knee & singing "Where have you been Billy Boy Billy Boy" and you were laughing. Now you get to see her again.


Posted by: Diane Miller - Las Vegas, NV   May 17, 2017

Bill always had a twinkle in his eye and there was never a lack of conversation when he was around! Our deepest sympathy to John, Mike, Betty, and the families.


Posted by: Kitty and Wayne Jenson - Uniontown, OH   May 17, 2017

Jim and Maggie, so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. God's love will help you thru this difficult time.
Blessings, Dottie Stavreti


Posted by: Dottie Stavreti    May 17, 2017

We could write a book full of memories. Two stick out right now. When we were golf partners in the Elks league, Bill was the best coach/teacher I had ever had. The year we won the league he got my handicap down to a 2. Never been there since. The second involves all the Saturday breakfast's at the Town Crier. The only ones left are Donna, Jane, Burdeen & I. We would get Bill talking about potatoes and just sit

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Posted by: Tom & Burdeen    May 17, 2017

John, love and prayers for you and your family in the loss of your father. Becky Gowin


Posted by: A friend   May 17, 2017

I first met Bill in the Fall of 1980 at PPG as one of the Herbicide team members who visited the synthesis lab across the hall from the lab I moved into in 1980. I really got to know him when we both were part of the Tesiln SP research support team who got to move into the plant when the Barberton R&D location was moved to Monroeville, PA. We spent many hours discussing the technology of the manufacture of

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Posted by: Dick Schwarz - Akron, OH - Coworker   May 17, 2017

I am so very grateful for Bill's service to Barberton Kiwanis and the Barberton community. As the current President of Barberton Kiwanis and a fellow Wabash graduate, I know that his service left a lasting impact. The legacy of a scholarship will make a difference for generations.


Posted by: Richard Lapehn    May 16, 2017

I first met Bill when I joined Barberton Kiwanis many years ago. It was always great to see Bill when he came back to Barberton, OH to play golf with Loreto George and Al Casino, members of the Kiwanis Club.

Bill, you are missed by all of your friends in Barberton. Rest In Peace.

Leroy Martin


Posted by: Leroy Martin - Akron, OH - Friend   May 16, 2017

I first met Bill on February 10, 2016. Betty and Bill were hosting a small dinner party in honor of my mother's 85th birthday. Bill was a so kind, the perfect host, engaging, fun, entertaining, intelligent. It was a wonderful evening spent with mom's close and dear friends. Completely unbeknownst to us was, earlier that day, Bill had been diagnosed with cancer. No one would have ever known based on his graciousness and hospitality. He cared that mom had a

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Posted by: Cynthia Glavich - Barrington, IL - Friend   May 15, 2017