William E. “Bill” Whitmer
October 04, 1935 ‒ September 06, 2020
William E “Bill” Whitmer, age 84, of Marion, passed away Sunday evening, September 6, 2020, with his loving family by his side.
William was born on October 4, 1935 in New Philadelphia, OH to Eugene and Vera Whitmer, where he was raised with his brother, Steven James Whitmer. On February 16, 1957 he married Margie Calams, of Dennison, OH and together they raised two sons, Gregg Whitmer and Steve (Debbie) Whitmer, and one daughter, Kathleen (Jim) Persinger.
He was an active member of the Marion Concert Band, and Marion Photography Club. He was beloved by his wife, children, and grandchildren, and will be dearly missed.
William is survived by his children, as well as four grandchildren: Ashley (William) Pullins, Ryan (Ashley) Persinger, Jessica (David) Leslie, Mike Whitmer, and Frank Scott. Seven great-grandchildren: Christina Pullins, Maci and Raegan Persinger, Ella and Charlotte Leslie, and Bradley and Lucas Scott.
Services will be held privately for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Fund.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to have been chosen to serve Bill’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.