NEW LEXINGTON: William L. Aichele, Sr., 87, of New Lexington, Ohio, formerly of Crooksville , Ohio (Perry County) passed away at 9:30 AM, Friday, August 15, 2014 at the home of his daughter following an extended illness.
Bill was born May 10, 1927 in Pedlow, Morgan County, Ohio, the son of the late Samuel Fred and Mary Belle (Berry) Aichele.
He served in the US Army during WWII.
He was a former employee of the Wiseman's Dairy in Crooksville, Ohio and retired from the Crooksville School System where he worked as a custodian in the high school.
Bill was Methodist by faith.
He was a member of VFW Post 9090 of Crooksville-Roseville.
Bill is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, April 'Sam' Thomas of Crooksville, OH and Crystal and Charles Renick of New Lexington, Ohio; his son and daughter-in-law, William and Elizabeth Aichele of Pataskala, OH; his sister, Rose Penn of Sunbury, OH; his brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Ora Lou Aichele of Charleston, SC; his grandchildren, Scott Michael (Alice) Aichele, Justin Edward (Sherry) Aichele, Nicholas Allen Aichele, Ben Renick and Bethany (Jeff) Palfrey and his great grandchildren, Luke, Lucy, Jacob and Paige Aichele.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his first wife, Marilyn M. (Annon) Aichele who passed away October 20, 1983; his second wife, Harriett Mae (Allton) Aichele who passed away September 9, 2008; his brothers, Ralph, Robert and Donald Aichele and his son-in-law, Tim Thomas.
Family and friends will be received 2:00-4:00 PM, Sunday, August 17 at GOEBEL FUNERAL HOME, 36 N. BUCKEYE ST., CROOKSVILLE.
Funeral services and a celebration of Bill's life will be at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 18 at the funeral home with Rev. Gay E. Blau officiating.
Burial will follow next to Marilyn in Mt. Horeb Cemetery.
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