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“Bill was such a wonderful man. He was so kind and generous with a wonderful sense of humor! He will be missed by all who knew him! ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Sue Ann Vogt - Cincinnati, OH

“Hello Tim and Family,Very sorry to hear about your father.Looks like he had a very full life.My prayers are with you and your family.CBT will be...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Ted Jaspers - Ft Thomas, KY

“Prayers and condolences are sent to Bills family from all his Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio, 1958 classmates.Bette Englehart, Stalker ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Bette Stalker - Massillon, OH

“Bill was a mentor and friend of mine for 35+ years. We worked together in one capacity or another for many of these. I will always treasure the...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Denny Shroats - OH - Coworker

“Melinda, Fish will be greatly missed! I loved walking into K-Dots and seeing you guys there, and I always had to come over and say HI to Fish first...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Ralph & Deborah Adams - OH


William P. 'Bill', 77, of Bridgetown, passed away on October 1, 2017. He was born on February 11, 1940 in Massillon, Ohio where he graduated from Washington High School in 1958.
Bill is survived by his wife of 56 years, Melinda (Saurer), son Tim (Mary), grandsons Jon (girlfriend Kacie Ibold) and Alec, and his twin sister Sally Stevensen. He is also survived by brother-in-law John (Jan) Saurer, nieces Holly Saurer, Kim (Neal) Latham, Tami Fisher, Tally (Kurt) Hogue, Patty Schwarm and nephews Eric (Fernanda) Saurer and Loren (Denise) Stevensen.
Bill was preceded in death by his son John, brother and sister-in-law Tom and Marj Fisher, mother Betty Ream, stepfather Arthur Ream and nephew Tom Fisher, Jr.
After he graduated high school, Bill enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserves in 1958. He was honorably discharged from the Marines in 1965. He was proud of his service to the day he died and liked to joke that while he was an active Marine no outside force ever invaded the beaches of North Carolina.
Bill's working life began as a paper boy for the Massillon Evening Independent. He later worked for his hometown's local grocery Bordner's IGA. Bill was hired as a salesman for AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors - the job which brought him to Cincinnati for the first time. He worked for GM for 34 years when he retired as a Zone Sales Manager for AC-Delco Division. His employment with GM led him to many places in the Midwest, with stops after his first stint in Cincinnati that included Scott Depot, West Virginia, Cincinnati a second time, St. Charles, Missouri, Burnsville, Minnesota and Dublin, Ohio. After he retired from GM in Dublin, he took a job with KOI Auto ... READ MORE →