William Frank Miner

December 08, 1931 ‒ February 11, 2017

Delaware, Ohio


William Frank Miner, 85, died peacefully on Saturday morning, February 11, 2017 with his family by his side.

Bill was born in Richford, Vermont on December 8, 1931 to the late Donald H. Miner Sr. and Della Mae (Kenfield) Miner and lived most of his childhood in Standish, Maine.  Bill served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and worked at PPG Industries in Delaware.  During his lifetime he enjoyed bowling, card club and woodworking. After retirement, he enjoyed being with his family and grandchildren, spending summers in Gorham, Maine at his cabin on Pequawket Lake.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife June (Thomas) Miner, daughter Kimberly Miner, granddaughter Sara Foster, son-in-law Steven Foster and sisters Glenna Boothby, Sandra Foster and Margaret Miner and a brother Donald Miner.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, William Thomas Miner; daughters, Jennifer (Dennis) Hardin and Wilma (Mark) Frost; grandchildren, William Christopher Miner, Theresa (Jason) Miller, Andrew Hardin, Katelyn (Ben) Frost-Schiller, Samantha Frost, Markah Frost; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Newbern (Rosemarie) Miner, Shirley Erickson, Beverly (Darwin) Bustin-Hathaway, Ruth Cox, Charlotte Stevens, Malcom (Launa) Miner, Gene (Beverly) Miner, Ronald (Sandra) Miner, Marilyn (Larry) Wood, Joan (Mike) Brown and Fred (Sandra) Miner; along with dozens of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5 – 7 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William St.), Delaware.  A private burial will take place at a later date.

Contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society to honor Bill and in memory of his daughter Kim.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

To share a fond memory of Bill or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • Dear Wilma, Mark and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I remember him as a really kind man who always put up with our sleep over shananagans! As difficult as this has been for you I know that your time with him at the end was a journey filled with love and devotion which I hope will be a comfort during this difficult time.

    Love and prayers,
    Sheri and Rich Lawrence

  • Dear Wilma, Mark and family,
    We remember your dad and the many years you had together. We will cherish those memories. Praying for you and the entire family at ths time. Melody and Dannie Hearn.

  • Wilma and family:

    Our hearts are with you in your loss of your father. You and your family have been loving caregivers and I know you cherish the years you had with him. Please know that The Kilbourne United Methodist Church is praying for your family in this time of sadness.

  • I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. I loved when our families got together to play cards, joke around and have a great time. I remember we each had a Siamese cat ours “Morris” and yours “Sholtzy” sorry can’t remember spelling of his name. A lot of great memories! I can see your parents laughing together in Heaven! Love to you all.

  • I was saddened to hear that Bill passed away, my thoughts are with you and family. It was truly a pleasure working and bowling with Bill, there will only be one Bill Miner, what an amazing person and remarkable life. I feel so lucky that I got to know him.

    I will keep you and family in my prayers.

  • Dear Jennifer, Dennis and Andy, Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ron &Donna Swisher

  • I had so many great memories from being in the card club with Bill and June and when he decided to stay with us at Ohio Living Sarah Moore I was very pleased and had many pleasant talks with him. He will be dearly missed by staff and I as our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Rick Ringley

  • Delly and I had a lot of good times with Bill at Ohio Living Sarah Moore. Playing cards and joking together. We have been blessed to have had him in our earthly lives and will miss him.
    Peace be with you now and forever.
    Delly Klingel and Marcia Gray

  • Tom, Jennifer, and Wilma. Sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. We remember all the good times we had with your Mom and him, celebrating many New Years Eve parties and visiting with them at their cabin in Maine. We first met them while bowling and later your Dad and I worked together at PPG. Personal health issues caused our getting together to drift apart but we always seemed to know what was going with our families. Please know that we will continue to cherish our joint friendship.