STRUTHERS – William Hart Spatholt Jr., 64, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 29, 2022, of complications from treatment he received three years ago.
Bill was born on December 20, 1957 in Rochefort, France, the son of Ruth Drake Bohn.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ryan Spatholt; grandparents, Lillian and Wesley Drake; and stepfather Joe Bone.
Bill is survived by his mother, Ruth Bone; his son, Dylan; his granddaughter, Gia Rose; his brother, Greg (Mary) Spatholt; his grandson, Gregory; his niece, Jessie Slanina, who took great care of him during his illness; and many close friends and relatives.
Bill was a Browns fan, even after throwing away many of his jerseys. He loved the Buckeyes and the Cleveland Indians (Guardians). He was a great supporter of all Struthers Wildcat sports. He worked at Ohio Turnpike, McCrudden Heating Supply in Youngstown, Ohio, Youngstown Orthopedic Hospital, Belmont Pines, and MASCO Workshops. He enjoyed the rewarding work of working with his clients. He played Santa Claus at the workshop for many years and was a frequent supporter of Red Nose Day fundraisers.
He regularly attended Struthers Parkside Church in Struthers and his grandmother’s Christ Lutheran Church in Boardman.
Bill enjoyed his good friends, cold beer, and every rock concert he could attend. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Bill’s family will receive friends at Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home in Poland on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home at 5:30 p.m., with Pastor James Burkebill officiating.
Bill’s family requests that memorial donations be made to MASCO Workshops, 160 Marwood Circle, Youngstown, OH 44512.
Condolences may be sent to www.beckerobits.com.