2018-02-08 / Obituaries

William Webb

January 30, 2018


William Webb William Webb William Edward Webb went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday morning, Jan. 30, 2018.

He was born in Philadelphia, PA, on Nov. 29, 1931 and had just recently celebrated his 86th birthday.

Bill resided in some part of PA all his life. His last residence was at The Gardens of Tunkhannock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where he was well loved by the wonderful staff that cared for him during his final years.

He graduated from Bensalem High School in 1949.

On June 2, 1955, he married Jo Ann Hyde. He was a devoted husband to her for over 60 years until her death on Dec. 21, 2015.

Bill was a man of many talents and had a wide variety of interests. When he did something, he did it with excellence. Whether it was carpentry, welding, fixing cars, playing baseball, bowling on a league team, shooting pool or throwing darts, he put his heart and soul into each and every endeavor he undertook. Bill was an avid gardener and took great pride in growing a wide array of produce for his family. He especially enjoyed growing tomato plants and would look forward to eating sandwiches made from freshly-picked tomatoes. He was a great friend to animals of all types and taught his children to be kind to them and to value their existence. He was a very generous and caring man.

He loved being a father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He had four daughters, Judith Ann Priebe (Fred), Barbara Jo Fenton (Marty), Sandra Louise Webb (Carla Frank) and Peggy Frances Tyler (Frank); six grandchildren, Rafael Paul Delgado (Jen), Kristi Lee Weed (Noel), Andres Peter Delgado (Dana), Rebecca Rose DeBoda (Zach), Sara Nicole Petlock (Adam) and Lance Cpl. Joseph William Diamond (Marine Corp.); eight great-grandchildren, Raina and Phineas Delgado, Kalista and Jesiah Weed, Destiny, Dominick and Sebastian DeBoda and Tyler Paul Petlock. He was also a step-great-grandfather to Clayton and Parker Petlock. He is survived by his brother-in-law and sister-inlaw, Bruce and Dorothy Hyde (nee Crawford) and many nieces and nephews.

Bill was predeceased by his wife, Jo Ann; his parents, William E. and Delilah F. Webb (nee Britton); his sister and brother-in-law, Marjorie and William Stinger; his father-inlaw and mother-in-law, Earl F. and Mary F. Hyde (nee Moorhead), and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Earl and Beryl Bailey (nee Hyde).

At Bill’s request, no funeral services will be held. Cremation services are being provided by Harding-Litwin Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 100 William Street, Dunmore, PA 18512 or the Animal Care Sanctuary, 353 Sanctuary Hill Lane, East Smithfield, PA 18817.

“Give thanks to the Lord for He is good. His love endures forever. “

For online condolences, visit www.aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.

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