William L. Osterhout, age 87, of Hilliard, FL and formerly of Delta, peacefully passed away at Medwest Hospice in Sylva, NC on Saturday, November 8, 2014. He was born in Lucas County on March 14, 1927 to the late Delbert L. Osterhout and Barbara (Harris) Osterhout.
William was a truck driver for many years, most recently driving for High Acres Fertilizer Plant before retiring. He was also a volunteer fireman for River Road Fire and Rescue in Hilliard, FL.
Along with his parents William was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline E. (Taylor) Osterhout; siblings, Clara, Floyd and Harley. He is survived by his children, Les (Candee) Osterhout, Sharon Ivey, Michael Osterhout and Delbert (Sandra) Osterhout; siblings, Evelyn, Betty and Don Osterhout; grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St Hwy 109 in Delta; where a funeral service celebrating William’s life will begin at 11:00 AM on Thursday. Interment will follow at Raker Cemetery in Delta.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing a show of sympathy are asked to make contributions to the River Road Fire and Rescue, P.O Box 5030, Callahan, FL 32011 in his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.