William J. Appold, age 70 of Clearwater, Florida passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater.
He was born February 24, 1943 in Jamaica, New York, the son of John William Appold and Catherine T. (Hollwedel) Appold.
On October 17, 1964 he married the love of his life, Margaret P. Cromwell in Ridgewood, New York.
William worked for Verizon as a telephone repairman for 39 years. He was also a volunteer firefighter at the Wantagh Fire Department, Station #2 on Long Island, New York for 26 years.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret "Peggy" P. Appold of Clearwater, Florida, two daughters, Debra-Ann Desthers and her husband Walter of Largo, Florida, Tracey Wright and her husband John of Largo, Florida, one brother, Robert Appold and his wife Ellen of Amityville, New York, two sisters, Patricia Angelikoussis and her husband Leon of Belleair, Florida, Kathryn Marshall of Largo, Florida, four grandchildren, three nieces and two nephews.
A visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00pm Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Moss Feaster Funeral Home in Clearwater, Florida. There will be a Funeral Service held at 6:00pm, following the visitation, with Pastor Phillip L. Gray officiating.
Friends and family may sign the guest book at www.mossfeasterclearwater.com