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William O. Welliver

December 7, 1934 — May 12, 2022

William O. Welliver

VERONA, VA - William Owen Welliver, 87, widower of Nancy C. Welliver, of Verona, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Welliver was born to the late James Laird and Mary Owen Welliver in Allentown, Pennsylvania on December 7, 1934.

He attended Woodrow Wilson Memorial High School where he met the love of his life, Nancy Lee Cook. They married in 1956. He graduated from Bridgewater College in 1959 and spent 32 years working for the Commonwealth of Virginia, retiring in 1991. He enjoyed many sports, including fishing, hunting, white water canoeing, skiing, and especially golfing. He and his brother, Jay Welliver played golf together weekly for nearly 20 years. Bill enjoyed traveling around our country, especially the national forests. He continued his hobbies as long as his health permitted. Bill also enjoyed attending a weekly Bible Study with his golfing friends. He was a member of Verona United Methodist Church as Bill loved God, his family, and his country.

Surviving family members include two daughters, Debra Welliver-Kiracofe (Kevin G.) and Kathy Ann Welliver; four grandchildren, Gabriel Hoak, Aspen Hoak, Nicholas Southerly, and William Southerly; great-grandson, Eli Eubank; a brother-in-law, Harry M. Cook; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Cook-Miller (John); and nieces and nephews, James and Anette Pinnace, Kim Peters, Amy Cook, Travis Ocheltree, Lauren Walker, Edward Welliver, Alice Atkisson, and Jeanie Welliver.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Augusta Memorial Park in Fishersville by Rev. Shawna Hiner.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.henryfuneralhome.net .
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