William C. “Bill” Sherry, age 87, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He was born on October 8, 1929 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Homer W. & Mary E. (Masner) Sherry.
Bill is survived by his wife of 67 years Lucille (Cunningham) Sherry of Greenville, Ohio, whom he married on November 6, 1949; son, Bill (Lisa Evans) Sherry of Greenville; daughter, Connie Reinhardt of Okeana, Ohio; grandchildren, Jason & Julie Reinhardt, Chris & Alexandra Reinhardt, Jacquelyn Sherry, Colton Sherry and Nicole Sherry; great grandson, Jacob Reinhardt; brothers, Robert (Phyllis) Sherry of Greenville and Paul (Bobbi) Sherry of Piqua; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son in law, Richard Reinhardt; sister and brother in law, Doris & Ellis Shahan; infant sister, Freda Sherry; nephew, Marc Sherry; sisters in law and brothers in law, Mary Ann & James Baldschun, James Cunningham and Jane Sherry.
Bill was a dairy farmer for most of his life and attended Stelvideo Christian Church. He was also an Adams Township Trustee for 11 years and was on the Gettysburg School Board for 8 years. Bill was a man of great faith and his family meant the world to him.
There will be a service held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Tracy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Stelvideo Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 12:00 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to Stelvideo Christian Church or Gideon’s. Condolence for the family may be sent through www.zecharbailey.com