William Bessler

William Edward Bessler

November 28, 1930 - January 4, 2016



William E. Bessler,  85, of Medina, passed away on January, 4, 2016.  He was a lifetime resident of the Akron area and graduated from South High in June of l949.

 Bill and his father ran an automobile repair shop on North Hill until 1966 and then he started working for Rice Oil Company as a salesman and retired in 1995.  Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman. He went to Rice Lake in Canada every year to fish for 45 years.

 He had two children, Kathy and Greg, and two grandchildren Brandy and Nicholas.  On July 17, 1982 he married Janet Hilty and she had two children Becky and David.

 He owned land in Monroe County in Southern  Ohio for 30 years and enjoyed  hunting and camping there. 

 Bill was in the Army and served in Japan for two years.

Bill joined his wife of 32 years, Janet  and his parents Fred and Grace Bessler.

 Memorial services will be Saturday, Jan. 16that 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home, 173 S. Main St., Creston, OH 44217. 

Bill will be cremated and he and Jan will be interred at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery on Monday, Jan. 18th at 9:30 a.m.   

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