YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – William A. Boomhower, 77, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, with his family by his side.
William was born March 9, 1939, in Youngstown, a son of the late Arthur T. and Harriet D. Dugan Boomhower.
He was a 1957 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School and retired in 2004 as the mill operator at Plant 3 for Hynes Steel.
William was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed golfing, bowling and fishing.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 57 years, the former Margaret J. Schuler; three daughters, Patricia Campbell of Youngstown, Gloria (Ken Vakasy) Dunlap of Youngstown and Delores (Brian Schell) Riley of Liberty; three grandchildren, Starr (Mike Lynn) Lynn, William (Audra) Boomhower and Christopher James; and six great-grandchildren.
There will be a private family service at a later date.
Arrangements are by the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.
A television tribute will air Monday, July 25 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m and 8:59 p.m. Bounce TV, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 10:24 p.m. FOX