Obituary for William Chitwood

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William Chitwood

August 17, 1944 - May 2, 2018

William Raymond Chitwood passed away in the hospital May 2, 2018. Born to Raymond and Mary Ellen Chitwood in Yamacraw, KY August 17, 1944. William was a retired optician working last for Pearle Vision. William was preceded in death by his parents, brother, James H. Chitwood, Sisters, Wanda E. Klahn, Virginia S. Sparks and his longtime companion Walter L. Brewer Jr. He is survived by sister, Bettie Greenlee and his partner Nathan W. Vass; sister-in-law Nikki Chitwood (James H.);  nieces and nephews Michael Q. (Kathy) Hamilton, Thomas L. Brown, Randy (Jenny) Chitwood, Jennifer (Troy) Dinkel, Roger (Jenny) Sparks. He was loved by all including many other friends, family and neighbors. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 with the gathering starting at 1:00 pm at The Vanderelli Room 218 McDowell St., Columbus, Ohio 43215



Janna Teets posted on May 4, 2018

Willie was such a sweet and kind man. Waving to him over the fence always made the neighborhood feel more warm and personable to me. He was one of the first neighbors I got to know as a friend and I will truly miss him.


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