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William "Bill" Pitzer

May 14, 1942 — February 23, 2021


William D. "Bill" Pitzer Sr., age 78, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in Louisville, KY.

He was born May 14, 1942 in Sugartree Ridge, OH, son of the late George Earl Pitzer  and Mabel Virginia Mobley Pitzer.

Bill was a member of the Bible Baptist Church of Wilmington and Dalton Masonic Lodge #578 F & AM. He was the owner of Pitzer Plumbing Company in Wilmington and was a well known Master Plumber having worked in Clinton County and the surrounding area for many years. He was also a member of the Ohio Amateur Photography Club and was a US Air Force veteran. Bill was a fantastic grandfather and great grandfather and his hobbies included photography and traveling.

Surviving are son, William Denver (Marisol) Pitzer, Jr. of Keller, TX, daughter, Melinda S. (Richard) Pitzer-Davidson of Wilmington, significant friend, M. Teresa Jenkins of Wilmington, three grandchildren, Tinisha (Matt) Wilson and Roberta "Bobi" (Roger) Hile both of Wilmington, grandson, Diego Pitzer of Keller, TX, 7 great granddaughters and  1 great grandson. Also surviving are four brothers, Tom (Jenny) Pitzer, Wayne (Maryann) Pitzer, Robert (Sue) Pitzer, Gary (Cindy) Pitzer and a sister, Linda (Lowell) Hile.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Pitzer, great-grandson, Leland Yerian and brother, Jack Pitzer.

Services will be held at Bible Baptist Church of Wilmington, 55 Megan Dr., Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 11:00 am with Rev. Josh Dixon officiating.  Interment will follow in the Springfield Friends Cemetery where the Wilmington American Legion Honor Guard will conduct full military honors.

Friends will be received at the church on Monday, March 8, 2021, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington,  is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill's memory may be made to Shriner's Hospitals for Children, PO Box 863765, Orlando, FL 32886.  To sign the online guest book, go to

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Monday, March 8, 2021

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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