William “Bill” Jacob Felker

December 18, 1960 ‒ January 26, 2014

Marion, Ohio

William “Bill” Jacob Felker, 53, of 805 Hoch Road, Marion Ohio passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday morning January 26, 2014. Bill was united in marriage with Bonnie Perrego Felker on April 1, 1994. Together with their children, Jacob and Paige, they owned and operated the Hickory Grove Lake Campground in Marion Ohio. Bill was a 1979 graduate of Tunkhannock High School, Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy, where he served on the USS Moosebrugger. Bill was well known within the community and was involved in his children’s activities. Bill loved the outdoors and enjoyed time with his family, friends, and campers. He and his special hunting partner Bob Rau spent many happy hours together. Bill and Bonnie purchased Hickory Grove Lake Campground in Marion Ohio in August 2010. He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather Harold Ray, paternal grandparents William and Marion Benscoter, Father-in-law Albert Emerson Perrego and brother-in-law William D Ball. He is survived by his wife Bonnie, of Marion Ohio, son Jacob Felker stationed with the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell Kentucky, daughter Paige Felker at home, parents Jacob “Skip” Felker and Margaret Felker of Tunkhannock Pennsylvania, mother-in-law Karen Perrego of Clearwater Florida, siblings Cindy Ball of Tunkhannock Pennsylvania, Michaelle (Jeff) Cox of Tunkhannock Pennsylvania, Bob (Kathi) Felker of Scott Township Pennsylvania, Brenda (Chris) Mills of Tunkhannock Pennsylvania, sister in law Barbie (Chuck) Crane of Dallas Pennsylvania, and brother in law Alan Perrego of California. Bill had numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Bill is also survived by lifelong friend Bob Rau and wife Marcy of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania and his first wife and friend Kim Felker of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. His family has also made many special friends since moving to Marion and purchasing the campground. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill’s honor to the Wounded Warrior Project. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 5 until 7PM at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors with prayers offered at 5PM by Pastor Nancy Goulet. Online condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

  • May God bless you and bring you peace during this time of great sadness and loss. My heart and prayers are with you.

  • I am sorry to hear about your loss. I have prayed for your family. May God be with you at all times.

  • Enjoyed our interactions with Bill at the campground these last 3 years. We will miss him. We are very sorry for your loss. I hope that his family will be able to carry on in his stead.

  • Bonnie and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Bill was a super guy and will be missed.

  • My heart is broken. Bill was a good friend just in the little time that I spent camping, Bonnie, you and Bill made it very welcoming at the campground. He will be missed so much.

  • I am sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers go out to your family during this hard time. Will miss him.

  • I am sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers go out to your family during this hard time. Will miss him.