William Raymond Waterman Sr., 78, of 2516 Capaldi Drive, Marion, Ohio, passed away on Thursday (Sept. 27, 2012) at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was born Feb. 28, 1934, at Marietta in Washington County. He was the son of the late David E. Waterman Jr. and Mary L. Waterman (Johnson). He is survived by his daughters, Brenda Sue Chapman (Bill) Jaynes of Findlay, Ohio, Linda Le Chapman (Hugh) Clinger of Knoxville, Tennessee; sons, William R. (Deborah) Waterman Jr., of Prospect, Ohio, and Robert (Jamie) Waterman of Marietta.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia (Root) Waterman, and son, Charles E. Waterman; brother, David E. Waterman III; and sister, Mary L. Buyers.
He leaves behind 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Leaving also many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his special friend, Judy Zimak of Marion, Ohio.
William attended Marietta High School in Marietta. He was employed with the Ohio Department of Agriculture for 18 years.
A memorial service for William will be held Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2012) at 6 p.m. at Boyd-Born Funeral Home with Richard Prunty officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2012) from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in William's memory.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.boydbornfuneralhome.com