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William Dye

December 1, 2012
The Herald-Star

DYE, William W. "Bill", age 73, of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday November 29, 2012 at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, Ohio.

He was born February 27, 1939 in Steubenville, Ohio the son of the late Walter and Anna Marie Frantz Dye.

Bill loved his antique cars and was a 1957 graduate of Jefferson Union High School.

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He was retired from the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Co., Follansbee, WV Coke Plant and was a U.S. Army Vietnam Era veteran.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; grandchild Ashley; and a brother Fred Dye.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Spicer Dye whom he married April 15, 1978; son Richard (Susan) Peterson of Rindge, NH; daughters Christina Barz of North Jackson, OH and Billy Jo (David) Thornton of Toronto, OH; sister Sis (Howard) Stine of Irondale, OH; and six grandchildren.

Visitation hours for Bill will be held 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Monday December 3 at the Clarke Funeral Home Toronto.

A celebration service of Bill's life will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 4, at the funeral home with Pastor Dirk Hall officiating. Burial will follow at the Sugar Grove Union Cemetery County Road 68 Toronto. There will be full military graveside honors by the Toronto American Legion.

Memorial contributions in memory of Bill may be made to the Port Homer Community Church, 1620 Maple Ave., Wellsville, OH 43968 or the Tony Teramana Cancer Center c/o Susan Miller, 3204 Johnson Road, Steubenville, OH 43952.

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