William Lester Orchard, age 78, died at 5:11 p.m., Saturday, February 17, 2018 in the emergency room at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born August 11, 1939 in Wapakoneta, Ohio to the late Charles K. and Margaret H. Truesdale Orchard.
Survivors include 5 nieces and nephews – Chris (Jane) Orchard, Sandra Orchard, William Wise IV, John Wise and April Wise; nine great nieces and nephews – Anthony Sneary, Nicholas Orchard, Stacy Stoll, Hallie Wise, Caleb Wise, William Wise V, Kaitlyn Wise, Abigail Wise, and Annalise Wise; and two great great nephews – Michael Sneary and Leo Stoll.
Also preceding him in death is a brother – Charles ‘Bud’ Orchard, a sister – Alice Wise; and a niece Lee Ann Sneary.
He was a member of The Body of Jesus Christ, The Church of The Living God.
Visitation will be from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersvlle. There will be no funeral service. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.