William C. Fankhauser – March 3, 2018

William C. Fankhauser 90 of Dundee died Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Country Club Nursing Home in Dover.

He was born November 21 in Dundee to the late Gordon B. and Irene (Baker) Fankhauser. He is retired from GEX Hardy Coal, was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing Euchre. He was a member of the Dundee United Methodist Church. He served in the Army and was a member of the Homer Weiss American Legion Post 494 in Sugarcreek.

He is survived by his wife the former Jane Zurcher whom he married on November 1, 1947; his children William (Debbie) Fankhauser of Sugarcreek, Dr. Richard (Kerry) Fankhauser and Melanie (Jeff) Beausay both of Columbus and Brett (Carol) Fankhauser of Marysville, 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and his sister-in- law Marla Jean Fankhauser of Dundee. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step mother Edith Fankhauser, 2 brothers Gordon and Dean and 2 sisters Jean and Edith.

Services will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek with Pastor Ray Garvin officiating. Burial will be in Dundee Cemetery where Military Honors will be conducted. Friends may call Monday 4-7 PM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Dundee United Methodist Church or Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County. Please visit the funeral homes website to leave a condolence.

Smith Funeral Home