William “Bill” R. Piar

September 15, 1958 ‒ January 10, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

William “Bill” R. Piar, age 50, of Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday afternoon, January 10, 2009 near Mount Vernon. He was born on September 15,1958 in Mount Vernon, son of Ronald and Jean (Depinet) Piar.

Bill was a 1976 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and after graduation went on to Kenyon College in Gambier and played football for two years. Bill’s loves in life were his daughters, sports and his canine companion, Sassy.

In addition to his parents, Bill is survived by his children, Megan (Mike) Replogle of Taneytown, Maryland, Erin Piar of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Courtney Piar of Taneytown, Maryland, and Whitney Piar of Knoxville, Tennessee; a grandson, Chase Replogle; a brother, Michael Piar of San Francisco, California; sisters, Rhonda (Jim) MacAndrew of Dallas, Texas, Madalyn Piar-Katter of Portland, Oregon, and Jacqueline (Cyrus) Thomas of Houston, Texas; nephews, Jeff and Sam Katter of Portland, Oregon.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon with a Rosary service at 8 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon with Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond as the Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to 4-H c/o Knox County Community and Natural Resource Development, 1025 Harcourt Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of William “Bill” Piar.