February 5, 1942 - March 11, 2017
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 75
William H. Ludford, 75, of Avon Lake passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 11, 2017, following a 17-month battle with Mesothelioma.
William was born on February 5, 1942 in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years, aboard various ships in the Mediterranean. William earned his degree at the Milwaukee School of Engineering; he worked as a mechanical engineer, designing heating and air conditioning systems, and he retired from York International in 2004. William was a master gardener who also enjoyed painting and woodworking.
William is survived by his wife of over 52 years, Juanita A. (nee Peles); sons Brian M. Ludford of Cleveland, and Timothy A. Ludford (Derek Arguello) of Las Vegas; and brother-in-law Robert M. Peles (Pam). He was preceded in death by his parents, William H. and Bobbie Jean (nee Walker).
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Cleveland Clinic Hospice, 6801 Brecksville Rd., #10, Cleveland, OH 44131. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. (440)933-3202 www.buschcares.com