William “Bill” Cromwell, age 82 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Thursday January 26, 2012 at 7:30 AM at Arbor Trace Care Facility, Richmond, Indiana. He was born May 13, 1929 in New Madison, Ohio the son of the late John & Edith (Brown) Cromwell. He retired from Treaty Company after 43 years 80 days as a purchasing agent.
He was a 50 year member of the Greenville Elks Lodge, The Greenville Geezers Golf Group at the Greenville Golf Course, He umpired and refereed basketball and baseball for 37 years, he was an avid golfer, he loved playing cards & camping; he enjoyed going to Florida during the winter; and was a fan of the Cincinnati Reds, Bengals, & the Ohio State Buckeyes.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Joe & Lloyd Cromwell.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years Kathleen (Rismiller) Cromwell of Greenville; daughter & son in law: Beverly & Noel Kaech of Springfield, Ohio; sons & daughter in law: David & Alice Cromwell of Dallas, Texas, Dan Cromwell of Greenville; grandchildren: Emily & Nicholas; brother & sister in law: Russell & Frances Cromwell of Pawleys Island, S.C.; sisters in law: Joan Sellman of Tucson, Arizona, Charline Rismiller of Greenville; numerous nieces & nephews.
Services will be held on Monday January 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Peter Menke officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 2:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday January 29, 2012 at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church Pew Project or Tri County Mental Health Services.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com