William C. Magill, 78, of Mentor, passed peacefully on Saturday October 26, 2019 at his home with his family at his side in Mentor, Ohio.
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Born October 19, 1941, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, he was a Lake county resident for 37 years, living in Mentor, previously lived in Bedford and Duncansville, PA.
William was the beloved husband of 58 years to Nancy A. Magill (nee Dubbs); loving father of Jennifer (Craig) Levine, Tammy (Cliff Lairson) Magill, Jodi (Chuck) Fernandez; cherished grand father of Mackenzie and Kaleigh Levine, Bailey Magill and Jack Lairson, Luke and Jacob Fernandez; son of Alice E. Magill (nee Hoover) and the late Raymond C. Magill; brother of Nancy C. Walter (deceased), Rebecca (Ken) Shoop, Mark (Amy) Magill; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
William was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and former member of Foot of Ten church, Duncanville, Pennsylvania. He was employed at Kennametal – 6 patents (1971- 2012) 41 years, SKF (1966- 1971) 5 years, U.S. Air Force- Airplaine Mechanic (1961- 1965) 4 years, Ritchey’s Dairy (1965- 1966) 1 year. He enjoyed watching his 6 grandchildren play sports, hunting, fishing, Penn State football, Pittsburgh Steelers, his 4-wheeler, and tinkering in his back yard with his wood chipper. He had also enjoyed pitching in Fast Pitch softball for more than 35 years.
He was a member of Hollidaysburg Sportsman Club, The Ohio Gun Collectors Association, Noth American Hunting Club, Marxman Gun & Archery Club, Fankstown Township Sportsman’s Association, and N.R.A.- Lifetime member.
Family will receive friends at the McMahon- Coyne- Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Rt. 615, N. of Rt. 2), Mentor, Ohio. Saturday November 9th from 1 to 4 p.m. Celebration of Life Service, Saturday 3:30 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
His ashes will be spread at his two favorite hunting areas in the Alleghaney mountains.
In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio.