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William J Folk

May 15, 1963 ~ June 1, 2018 (age 55)
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William J. Folk, 55, of St. Marys, OH died Friday June 1, 2018 at his residence.

He was born May 15, 1963 in St. Marys, OH to Charles and Arlene (Leschansky) Folk.

Survivors include:  sister Kim (Bill) Axe of Toledo, OH

                             sister Nan (Steve) Larmore of Celina, OH

                             brother John (Traci Rutledge) Folk of St. Marys, OH

                             step-sister Anne Prenatt of St. Marys, OH

                             nieces and nephews: B.J. Axe, Caleb Axe, Stephanie (Brian) Will, Luke (Markie) Larmore, Julia Folk, Charlie Folk, Jessica (Aaron) Hansel

Preceded in death by:  father Charles Folk; mother Arlene Folk-Braun; step-father Rev. Floyd Braun; step-sister Faith Owens; nephew William Owens

He was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School (Class of 1981).

He had been employed at the former Huffy Bicycle Co. in Celina, OH, Koneta Rubber Co. in Wapakoneta, OH and worked as a self-employed handy-man.

He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys.

Bill’s favorite pastimes included playing his guitar, watching NASCAR and old western-themed movies on television, and cheering on the Chicago Bears and Cincinnati Reds. An excellent cook, he loved to experiment in the kitchen and share the successful creations with his neighbors. Also, he was proud to be a member of the St. Marys Roughrider Football “Tracker Backers.”

Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled to begin 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, with the Rev. Barry Stechschulte, celebrant.

Burial will follow at the Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.

Visitation 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday and 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Miller - Long & Folk Funeral Home (314 W. High Street Chapel) in St. Marys.

Memorial contributions may be directed in Bill’s honor to St. Marys Tailgate For Cancer.

Condolences may be expressed to his family via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net

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