William E. “Bill” Antrican II

April 24, 1936 ‒ November 05, 2006

Butler, Ohio

BUTLER: William E. “Bill” Antrican II, 70, of Hildebrant Road, Butler, died Sunday, November 5, 2006 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following an extended illness.

He was born April 24, 1936 in Mansfield to Frederick and Erma (Stockdale) Antrican.

Bill began his career in his families business, Antrican Plumbing and Heating before working with Pipefitters Local #42. He retired from General Motors in 2000 after 15 years of service.

A lifelong area resident, Bill was a member of the NRA. He loved hunting large game, but occasionally also tried his hand at hunting game birds. He enjoyed several hunting excursions, most notably his trip to Alaska. His shooting skills won him deer, bear, and even caribou.

For many years Bill also operated a farm, raising animals and tending the land.

He is survived by his wife Sue (Cockrell) Antrican whom he married November 27, 1991, his three children and their spouses Frederick J. and Ginger Antrican of Mansfield, Linda A. and David Hileman of Warrenton, Virginia, and William E. “Bill” III, and Cindy Antrican of Virginia Beach, Virginia; six step children Mike Zaika, Sherry Hannan, Soni Coey, Cindy King, Lee Smith II, and Leslie Smith; twenty grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law Joyce and Tom Nixon, and Nancy and Tom Hupp all of Mansfield, and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife Nancy Antrican, a son Mark Antrican, and two sisters Joy and Jane Antrican.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 8, 2006 from 5-8 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 am. Burial will follow in Sand Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the Worthington Township-Butler Rescue Squad may be made at the funeral home.