William Notestine


NEY -- William B. Notestine, 77, of Ney, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio.

He was born on March 28, 1936, to Harley and Ollie (Strusacker) Notestine in Ney, Ohio. On June 15, 1957, he married Evelyn Francis, who survives. William worked as a lab technician for GM for 34 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of Ney Church of God, NRA, and he enjoyed fishing, hunting, shooting, trains and NASCAR racing.

William is survived by his loving spouse, Evelyn Notestine of Ney; sons, Richard W. Notestine of Ney, David G. Notestine of Defiance, Ohio, Randy A. (Karen) Notestine of Raeford, N.C., and Rodney R. (Peggy) Notestine of Ney; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Danny D. Notestine; brothers, Jack and Tom Notestine.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 14, 2014, from 2-8 p.m. at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, and Wednesday, January 15, 2014, from 10-11 am. at the church. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Ney Church of God, Ney, with Rev. Richard Van Horn officiating. Burial will take place in the Ney Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center or the church. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.

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  • Dear Evelyn and family

    You have our deepest sympathies in the loss of Bill. Know that you are all in our prayers and thoughs as you go through these hard days.

    Best Wishes

    Paul and Martha Punches