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Obituary for William Dever

April 4, 1924 - August 3, 2021
Avon, Ohio | Age 97

Loving Husband, Father, Brother, Friend


William L. Dever was born on April 12, 1924, to his loving parents, James R. and Lucinda (nee Taylor). He died on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Bill was still in high school when he joined the United States Army, he served his country as an airplane and engine mechanic. He served during WWII and earned two bronze stars. He had boots on the ground in the Asia Pacific Theater, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Bill was a Chemical Operator for Goodrich. He was a Country-Western music aficionado, and he enjoyed building and flying radio-controlled airplanes.

Upon return stateside William met and married his beloved wife of 66 years, Nancy (nee Barr). Bill and Nancy raised their family in Avon, two sons, Raymond and Jeffrey. He was predeceased by his parents, and his four brothers.

Private service to be held and Bill will be laid to rest at Resthaven Memory Gardens. Memorial donations in Bill's name are suggested to the Elyria VFW, 500 Abbe Rd S. Elyria, OH, US 44035. Cremation by Busch. 440-937-6175

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  • Elyria VFW
    500 Abbe Rd S
    Elyria, OH 44035

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

32000 Detroit Road
Avon, OH 44011
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