William L. “Bill” Saygrover
June 27, 1927 ‒ April 19, 2008
William L. “Bill” Saygrover, age 83, of Marion, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 19, 2008, at his residence.
A Veteran of World War II, Bill served in the U.S. Army and had been stationed in California.
Shortly after his honorable discharge from the Army, Bill married his loving wife, Willella May (Donohoe), on November 4, 1944. Together they shared over fifty five years of marriage and created many wonderful memories. She preceded him in death in 2000.
After moving to Marion from Marysville in 1955, Bill began working for Tecumseh Products as a truck driver. He worked there for nearly thirty years until the plant closed in 1984. Later, he worked as a security guard for the Liebert Corporation in Worthington and Delaware.
Bill was formerly a member of the Marion Moose Lodge and the Prospect Senior Citizens Center. Also, he attended the Fairpark Community Baptist Church and Emanuel Reformed Church.
Very devoted to his various projects, Bill enjoyed working with cb radios, motorcycles, and operated the “Fur, Feather, Fin Farm” with his wife.
Always on the computer, Bill loved to surf the internet.
He will be missed by his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon & Stanley Ulrich of Marion; a son, W. Thomas Saygrover of Marion; three grandchildren: W. Andrew Saygrover and his girlfriend, Holly Fisher, Stacie (Tommy) Stacy, and Michelle (Rick) Thomas; five great-grandchildren and 2 step great-grandchildren; a sister, Rose Marie Pearson of Florida; and two nephews: David and John Stallsmith.
Memorial services to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, April 25, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at the Fairpark Community Baptist Church, 940 Bermuda Dr., Marion, with Pastor David Lippert officiating. A light luncheon will follow the services at the church. Graveside inurnment services will be held in Raymond Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairpark Community Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.