William DeShon

William Ronald DeShon

December 24, 1929 - November 28, 2019
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William R. DeShon, 89 passed away on November 28, 2019. Born in Akron, Oh. on December 24, 1929 to Carl and Louise DeShon, he was preceded in death by parents, brothers, Robert (Patricia), Thomas (Mary); sister, Patricia (Clyde) Dye. William is survived by loving wife of 63 years, Regina; son, William C.; and many special and caring nieces and nephews.

William was a lifelong resident of Akron and graduate of St. Mary's High School. He served in the U.S. Navy. Following military service he was employed by Novanty Electric for 40+ years as a residential and commercial manager as well as a project estimator.

The family would like to acknowledge the nurses and staff of City Hospital Palliative Care Unit for their professional and loving care.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 12:00 at St.Francis DeSales Catholic Church (4019 Manchester Rd.) where family will receive friends from 11 until Mass time.

Interment with military honors will take place following at 2:00 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    December 4, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    December 4, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church
    4019 Manchester Rd
    AKRON, OH 44319
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    December 4, 2019 | 12:00pm
    December 4, 2019 12:00pm
    St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church
    4019 Manchester Rd
    AKRON, OH 44319
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
    10175 Rawiga Road
    RITTMAN, OH 44270
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Tom DeShon

Posted at 06:08am
Our sincere condolences from the DeShon family.

Margaret DeShon

Posted at 05:01pm
My sincere condolences to Bill's family. I have fond memories of Uncle Bill. And these pictures you have posted show just how little he changed in looks over the years. A very handsome man. I will try to remember him just as pictured and I hope that you all can do the same. Love to you.

Peggy DeShon
Niece; daughter of Robert

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