William E. Nealeigh age 84, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:46 P.M. on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Village Green Healthcare Center in Greenville. William was born March 5, 1929 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Harry L. & Elizabeth (Eib) Nealeigh.
William is survived by his wife, Glenda Nealeigh; sons & daughters-in-law, Steven Nealeigh of Titusville, Florida, Keith & Melanie Nealeigh of Greenville and Rodney & Christine Nealeigh of Bradford; daughter, Kathy Nealeigh of Richmond, Indiana; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Glenn Nealeigh of Arcanum; sisters & brother-in-law, Madonna Sellman of Ludlow Falls, Dortha & Don Durst of Troy, Carolyn Brandon of Greenville and Gloria Blume of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
William served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and received the Combat Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Occupation Medal; Korean Service Medal and the Presidential Citation Award. William graduated from Greenville High School in 1947 and graduated from the Allied School of Technology Tool & Die Design & Drafting. William retired from Corning in 1987 where he was a supervisor of Design Engineering with 32 years of service. He received the Senior Associate Award in 1986 from Corning. William was an avid camper, loved fishing, hunting and watching baseball.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A. M. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Versailles Veteran's Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Veteran's Honor Guard.