William “Bill” H. McCain

August 09, 1920 ‒ March 07, 2012

Gambier, Ohio

William “Bill” H. McCain, age 91, of Gambier, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at the Knox Community Hospital.

He was born on August 9, 1920 in Scioto County, Ohio to the late William D. and Myrtle (Southworth) McCain. Bill was employed for over twenty years for the N & W Railroad and later as an insurance agent for Peoples Life/Monumental Life. He was a member of Gideon’s International for over 40 years and the Pine Street First Church of God. He enjoyed woodworking and mowing his lawn. But most of all, Bill loved to spend time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, of over seventy two years, Charlene (Payne) McCain; his daughter Judith (Shannon) Hundley of Gambier; three grandchildren, Philip (Christina) Locher, Kelly Coulter, Brent McCain; four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his son Danny McCain; his brother Parker McCain; and four sisters, Macie Rapp, Murble Conkle, Emma McCain, and Gracie McCain.

Friends may call on Friday from 5 – 7PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will be held on Saturday, beginning at 11AM at the Pine Street First Church of God with Rev. Bill Fulda officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

To send the family a private condolence visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

Bill will be missed by a host of friends and relatives. Everyone knew him as a kind and gentle man who loved family, friends and his God. Bill has received his reward, “Heavens Splendor”

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of William “Bill” H. McCain.