Friday, February 3, 2017

William Eli "Bill" Kiser (January 28, 2017)

William Eli "Bill" Kiser, age 69, of Greenville, OH, passed away, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

He was born Sunday, September 28, 1947 in Greenville, Ohio, a son of the late Lawrence and Alice (Smith) Kiser.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his brother, James O. Smith, his two sisters, Barbara DeBoard and Doris K. Kiser and his son-in-law, Michael Hogg.

Bill was a volunteer firefighter for the Pitsburg Fire Department. He was a diesel mechanic for Royal Crest Distributors for 20 years and for Armsway Tank Transport for 5 years, and retired from S & H Auto Repair. Bill loved NASCAR and had once owned a car which he raced at Eldora. Bill was a jolly ol elf who loved Christmas and was an avid collector of Christmas villages and animated Christmas characters. He could often be found enjoying his western movies.

William "Bill" is survived by his Wife, of 50 years, Mabel Kiser, whom he married August 27, 1966; two daughters, Kimberly (Rob) Brandon of Greenville, OH, and DeRhonda Newberry of Greenville, OH; six grandchildren, Jessica Hogg of Celina, OH, Andrew (Nikki) Hogg of Rockford, OH, Elizabeth (Greg) Schoen of St. Mary's, OH, Devinn Vietor of Greenville, OH, Justtinna Vietor of Greenville, OH, Matthew Newberry of Greenville, OH, four great grandchildren, Kaleb Huebner of Celina, OH, Kayley Huebner of Celina, OH, Warren Hogg of Rockford, OH, Owen Schoen of St. Mary's, OH; two brothers, Lawrence "Sham" (Marsha) Kiser, Jr. of Union City, OH, and Michael Kiser of Greenville, OH; and a special niece, Rebekah (Charles) Whiteted of Springfield, OH, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at the funeral home. and again Wednesday from 1:00PM until the service at 2:00PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help offset medical and funeral expenses.

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