William "Bill" Francis Ahern, II, age 58, resident of Columbus, died on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital. Graveside services will be held at Parkhill Cemetery at 10:00 AM Monday, January 30, 2012 with a memorial service to follow at Trinity Episcopal Church at 11:00AM with The Reverend Frank W. Hughes and The Reverend Greg Wilde officiating. Mr. Ahern, son of Mary Frances Kelley Ahern and the late Colonel William Francis Ahern, was born March 21, 1953 in Heidelberg, Germany. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and a 1972 graduate of Jordan High School. Mr. Ahern was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Emmett Curtis Lynch; maternal grandfather, Harold Strong Kelley; and maternal step-grandfather, Judge Joseph Arthur Lynch. He is survived by his mother, Mary Frances Kelley Ahern of Columbus; two sisters, Maura E. Ahern of San Diego, CA and Terry E. Ahern of Columbus; one brother, Sean T. Ahern and his wife Karen of Morehead City, NC; other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Muscogee County Humane Society, 7133 Sacerdote Lane, Columbus, GA or PAWS Columbus Adoption Center, 7110 Sacerdote Lane, Columbus, GA 31907. Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com.