William T. “Bill” Stage, age 71, of Mt. Sterling, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at his residence.
He was born May 21, 1944, in Pickaway County, son of the late Benjamin and Mary (Neal) Stage.
Also preceding him in death were wife, Carolyn; son, James; brother, Robert Stage; and sister, Ruth Pryor.
He is survived by daughter, Brenda Stratton (Deryk Wilson) Ron Stratton; son, Billy Joe (Holly) Stage; brothers and sisters, Benny Stage, Fred Stage, Jack Cassell, Liz Houser, Minnie Calloway, Mary Brixley and Linda Overfield; grandchildren, RT (Felisha) Stratton, JT Stratton, Caitlyn Stage, Blair Brainard, Amber (Chad) Roades and John (Crystal) Brayshaw; great-grandchildren, Olivia Fultz, Kylie and Carlee Stratton, Cameron and Corbin Roades and Jimmy Brayshaw; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at the Porter-Tidd Funeral Home, Mt. Sterling. The interment will follow in Pleasant Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2016.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal