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William Lapham

William LeRoy "Bill" Lapham

June 29, 1935 - December 22, 2019
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Obituary

East Liverpool, Ohio- William L. “Bill” Lapham, 84, formerly of McDonald Street passed away Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 2:10 p.m. at the Calcutta Health Care Center following a lengthy illness.

Born June 29, 1935, he was the son of the late Bert and Esther Starkey Lapham. A lifetime area resident, he retired from the Allied Security Company in 2015. Prior to that he had work at Airco in Newell, West Virginia and at the former Crucible Steel Company in Midland, Pennsylvania.

A graduate of East Liverpool High School in 1953 and a veteran of the United States Army serving in Germany during the late 1950’s. He was a member of the East Liverpool Moose Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia A. “Ginny” Lapham, whom he married March 3, 1962, on May 19, 2010.

Survivors include three daughters, Kimberly Murphy and her husband, John of East Liverpool, Ohio, Hollie Morgan and her husband, Jan of Chester and Jill Massaro and her husband, David of East Liverpool.

There are seven grandchildren, Megan and her husband, Jonathon, Sarah, Alyssa, Andy and his wife, Nikki, Cody, Nicholas and Nicole; and six great-grandchildren, Brandi, Mileigh, Kadyn, Delaynee, Amelia and Fox.

In addition, he is also survived by one sister, Sherry White and her husband, Elbert of East Liverpool.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Dawson Funeral Home in East Liverpool. Pastor Mark Blakeley of the Wellsville 1st Christian Church will officiate a funeral service at 4:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Calcutta Cemetery.

Immediately following the service family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Dawson Funeral Home
    Address
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Dawson Funeral Home
    Address
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Mark Blakeley
  • Interment

    Location
    Calcutta United Presby. Cemetery
    Address
    St. Clair Avenue
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
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  • Reception

    Thursday, December 26th, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, December 26th, 2019
    Location
    Dawson Family Center
    Address
    220 West Fifth Street
    EAST LIVERPOOL, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Immediately following the service family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center.

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Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum

Posted at 03:59am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of William LeRoy Lapham, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, William LeRoy Lapham, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
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Posted at 05:29pm
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