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Billy M. Weber, 85, of Maumee, Ohio and formerly of Perrysburg died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at Sunrise of Naperville, Ill. He was born in Richmond, Dec. 24, 1926 to Albert S. and Fern (Marquis) Weber.
Billy graduated from Richmond High School in 1945. He proudly severed his country during WWII in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946. In 1947 he attended National Institute of Dry-Cleaning and Dyeing in Silver Spring, Maryland. Afterwards he ran the family business, Weber’s Professional Cleaners in Richmond, for 29 years. In 1972 he sold the business and joined ADCO, Inc. and worked for 34 years as district sales manager based in Perrysburg, Ohio. In 1992 he received the Ohio Cleaners Association Award and was the first salesman to be honored with the Clean Award for his contributions to the dry-cleaning industry.
Billy was a 50 year Mason (Royal Arch) of Richmond, lodge 57, and the Knights Templar Commandery. He was past President of the Kiwanis Club and also a long time member of the Zenobia Shrine of Perrysburg. Billy was a 31 year member of the Maumee Elks, Maumee Eagles, and life time member of VFW post 6170 in Perrysburg. He was a member of Maumee United Methodist Church. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time with his family.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 38 years, Dolores “Dee” M. Weber; sister, Mary A. Schindler. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Marquis “Mark” A. (Sally) Weber of Naperville, Ill.; grandchildren, Madeline Marquis and Allen Richard Weber; nephews, George (Cathy) Schindler of Ballwin, and Charles (Jane) Schindler of Pasadena, Md.
Family and friends may be received at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551, 419-874-3133 Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 3 to 8 p.m.. Funeral services will begin Thursday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Scot Ocke presiding. Entombment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens in Waterville. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551 or the Shriners Hospitals for Children Transportation Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.witzlershankfuneralhome.com