Saturday, March 10, 2012

Billy A. Witter (March 8, 2012)

Billy A. Witter, age 80 of Bradford, Ohio passed away on Thursday March 8, 2012 at his residence. He was born October 19, 1931 in Glen Karn, Ohio the son of the late Ulric S. “Jack” & Esther (Thorn) Witter. He was a biology teacher at Greenville Senior High School and at Edison Community College. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Army.

He was a graduate of Randolph Southern High School; he earned his Bachelors Degree at Indiana University, and his Masters Degree from Ball State University. He was a member of Pleasant View Missionary Church, he taught Sunday school for 50 years and a member of Friends of Israel; and Creation Research Institute. He loved the Cincinnati Reds & loved his fruit trees and gardening. He loved keeping in touch with his Army Buddies.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife: Tannya R. (Cooper) Witter of Bradford whom he married June 19, 1954; his children: Dan & Sandi Witter of Medway, Ohio, Jennifer & Randy Robinson of Gettysburg, Ohio, Julie & Gary Reed Christiana, Tennessee, John Witter of Richmond, Indiana, & Lorie & John Hatcliff of Manhattan, Kansas; Grandchildren & spouses: Joshua & Kim Witter, Rachelle & Jon Costello, Zachary & Lindsey Robinson, Hannah & Brian Walter, Abigail Robinson, Emily Reed, Sam Hatcliff, & Autumn Hatcliff; Great Grandchildren: Jacob Witter, Carris Walter, Luke, Levi, & Adelyn Robinson.

Services will be held on Tuesday March 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Rob Dauber officiating. Burial will follow in Spartansburg Cemetery, Spartansburg, Indiana. Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday March 12, 2012 at the funeral home. Veteran’s Military services will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be given to Mission Veterans to D.C., P.O. Box 569 Piqua, Ohio 45356.

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