William “Bill” Hartzell, age 72 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:38 AM Sunday December 13, 2020 in the emergency room of Wayne HealthCare Center in Greenville.. Bill was born July 6, 1948 in Greenville and the son of the late William H. and Isabell (Abernathy) Hartzell.
Bill was retired from Union City Body Company where he had been employed for 37 years. He was a veteran of the US Army serving from 1969 until 1971. He was an avid fisherman, loved to trap turtles and tend to his garden.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers Donald Hartzell, Pete Hartzell, Chuck Hartzell, Albert Hartzell and Jim Hartzell; Sister Nancy Lucous and 2 infants at birth.
Bill is survived by his wife Iris “Kay” (Sears) Hartzell of Greenville. They were married in 1997. Also children Dean Highley of Sidney and Billie Joe Dewalt of Florida; step children Mike Willey and Angie Stewart both of Winchester, Indiana; 5 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, 3 step great grandchildren; brothers John (Georgia) Hartzell of Bradford and Steve (Nancy) Hartzell of Greenville; sisters Mary (Donald) Addis and Delores Thobe all of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 6:00 PM Thursday December 17, 2020 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Chaplain Candy Null officiating. There will Military Honors conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard at the funeral home. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1:00 PM until time of the services in the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to either the Union City, Ohio or the Greenville, Ohio Rescue Squads.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.