William F. “Bill” Klick
December 08, 1918 ‒ April 11, 2011
William F. “Bill” Klick, age 92 of Delaware passed away Sunday evening, April 10, 2011 at Riverside Hospital following an extended illness.
He was born on December 8, 1918 in Reform, Missouri to the late Edward P. and Mary L. (Mulvaney) Klick. A US Marine Corps Staff Sergeant and veteran of WW II, he participated in the New Georgia, Rend ova, Okinawa, and Guadalcanal Campaigns. A resident of San Diego, California for 24 years he had been a resident of Sunbury and Delaware are since 1965.
A gifted carpenter and craftsman, who had also worked as a self employed cabinet maker. Proud of his ability to build things, he served as the maintenance manger of the Georgetowne Retirement Center for six years and for the Barcus Company at Londontown Apartments for 11 years, retiring in 1999.
Bill was a member of the Delaware Church of Christ in Christian Union. In his younger years he was an avid bowler and golfer. He collected lighthouses and items of the nautical theme. He also enjoyed working crossword puzzle books.
Survived by his loving wife : Jean (Barcus), whom he married October 31, 1958 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sons: Alan L. (Joy) Klick of Aubrey, Texas, William Eugene Klick of San Diego, CA, Daughter: Karen Helms of Newark, OH, 3 Grandsons, 1 Granddaughter and 3 Great-grandsons, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceded in death by Brother, Kenneth Klick and Sister, Gladys McGee.
Friends may call 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. prior to the funeral services, which will be held 6:00 p.m. Thursday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware, with the Rev. David Cyrus officiating and military honors will be provided by the Delaware County Veterans Association at the funeral home following the services. Interment will follow at a later date in Northlawn Memorial Gardens near Westerville.
Memorial contributions can be made to his church.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com