William Nelson “Bill” Page. 97, of Marietta, Ohio, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at his home. He was born on March 17, 1922 in Chicago, IL, to the late Randolph Gilham Page and Frances (Hay) Page Earwood.
Bill Attended Greenbrier Military School and Graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. He served his country during WWII in the 8th Army Corps stationed in England from 1942 – 1945, and then graduated from Bowling Green Business School in 1947.
Bill worked for Klaus Office Equipment, Remington Rand, Diebold and retired from Kardex. He then worked for Peoples Bank as a courier and in the mail room until the age of 94. He was a member of Kiwanis, was head of Traffic Commission in Marietta for many years, but what he enjoyed most was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife Carolyn Klaus Page, whom he married on January 12, 1946; his faithful companion, Rocky Binkley; his step-father, Paul Bibb Earwood; and two brothers, Jim and Ranny Page.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley and Peoples Funeral Home, with Joel Gaydos officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Park, with full military honors observed. Visitation will be on Saturday from 5 to 7p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.