Age 72, of Arcanum, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 10, 2018 following an extended illness.
William graduated from New Madison High School. He went on to retire as a supervisor from Norcold. William served our country in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Ranger, through the Vietnam War. He is a lifetime member of the Greenville VFW Post #7262, a member of the Arcanum VFW Post #4161, and a member of the Arcanum Historical Society. He enjoyed spending time traveling with his wife, whether it was going to the beach or visiting other relatives. He loved his family and will be missed dearly.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Gayla Metzcar; parents, William Metzcar, Sr., and Myrtle Metzcar; son, Robert Metzcar; brother, Richard Metzcar, and sister, Mary Dona Hart.
William survived by his siblings, Leona (Edwin) Mohrmeyer, Edward (Ginny) Metzcar, Sandra Metzcar, Jean Fourman; children, Virginia (Frank) Metzcar, Mark (Faith) Mitchell, Marsha (Gary) McCauley, Manina (Gary) Leigeber, Melinda (Spin) Williams, Michaela (Steve) Mitchell, Joel (Kris) Mitchell, Merrilee (Michael) Lohmann; grandchildren, Shawna (Matt) Brewer, Josh (Nikki) Carter, Jared (Paige) Weimer, Trisha (Adam) Beatty, John Lohmann, Nicole Lohmann, Rebecca Myers, Mackenzie McCauley, Lain Mitchell, Deakin Mitchell, Ardin Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Branson Leigeber, Hailey Kingery, Jaykob Myers, MJ Boyd, Elynn Beatty, Alayna Beatty, Payton Carter, Kayden Myers, brother-in-law, Chris (Patty) Engle; sister-in-law, Virginia Engle; several nieces and nephews, and numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10AM at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304. Burial to follow at Hollansburg Cemetery. A visitation will be held Friday, December 14, 2018 from 5-8PM at the funeral home. Email condolences may be sent by going online to www.kreitzerfuneralhome.com
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