LEXINGTON — William H. Witherspoon Jr., 86, of Lexington died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, in his home following a brief illness.
He was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Columbus, the son of William H. Witherspoon Sr. and Hildred (Staubus) Witherspoon. He entered the U.S. Navy serving over four years. He worked as a chemical engineer for Bordon Chemical Co.
He is survived by a daughter, Charlaine Mayo; special daughter and caretaker, Stephanie Witherspoon and David O’Daniel; a grandson, Colin Mayo; along with numerous friends.
In addition to his wife, JoAnne (Hayes); Bill was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Witherspoon.
Friends may call Tuesday, Dec. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, Mansfield, where funeral service will be at 2 p.m. The Rev. Susan Lausch will officiate and burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to MedCentral Cancer Care Center. Condolences at www.snyderfuneralhome.com.