Joseph William Theado Jr., age 90, of Circleville, passed away peacefully Aug. 20, 2016.
He was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Columbus, to the late Joseph and Florence (Cady) Theado Sr.
He was a former member of St. Leo Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. He attended St. Leo Catholic School when he served as an altar boy and graduated from South High School.
Bill served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was stationed at St. Alban’s Hospital in Long Island, New York.
He married the former Joan Hoffman on May 16, 1959.
Bill is retired from the Defense Construction Supply Center with 37 years of service and the State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services with 13 years of service.
Bill was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where he served as an usher for over 50 years.
He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed military history about past wars.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia “Peg” Miller; and cousin, Jim Bauman.
Bill is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joan (Hoffman) Theado; children, Michael J. Theado of Circleville, Kathryn A. Theado of Boynton Beach, Florida, and Patricia (John) Meyers of Columbus; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Jack Meyers; brother-in-law, William A. (Mary) Hoffman Jr. of Circleville; and sister-in-law, Barbara Hoffman of Cincinnati; along with many nieces and nephews of the Theado and Hoffman families.
Visitation will be held 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, with the Rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. at the Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Funeral Home, 151 E. Main St., Circleville, OH 43113. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 134 W. Mound St., Circleville, Ohio 43113 with Fr. Theodore Machnik, Celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Circleville. Military honors will follow.
Contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to Berger Hospice or St. Joseph Restoration Fund.
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This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal