He was a United States Marine Corps veteran. William enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved gardening, the outdoors, camping, and fishing.
He leaves behind the love of his life and best friend, Jane Savinsky; sons, William Jr. (Lisa) and Justin; daughter, Joy Anne; grandchildren, William III, Malia and Silvester Messiah; and mother, Etha.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Wanda (nee Barritt); and father, Bunner L.
Funeral Service will be Friday, December 28, 2012, at 10:30 A.M., in the Chambers Funeral Home, 29150 Lorain Rd., at Stearns Rd., North Olmsted, where friends may call Thursday, December 27, 2012, from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 P.M. Burial will be at Ridge Hill Cemetery, Amherst.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Lung Association, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd., Cleveland OH 44131.