Surrounded by his family, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Friday, April 1, 2011, L. J. W. “Willie” Overholt, of Zurich, passed away in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Martha (Denomme) Overholt. Dear father of Vicki and Randy Geoffrey, Steve and Deb Overholt, Patti and Steve Geoffrey, Deb Regier and Mark Regier all of Zurich, Paul and Colleen Overholt of Exeter, Cathi and Marc Clausis of Exeter and Peter and Stephanie Overholt of R.R. 2 Zurich. Loving grandfather 24 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren Dear brother and brother-in-law of Elva and Ted Taylor, Doreen and Frank Regier, Jean and Jerry Cooper, Marie and Charles LaPorte, Victor and Jacquie Overholt, Blanche Overholt, Rose Overholt, Clarence and Theta Overholt, Joe and Jan Overholt, Gerard and Anne Overholt, Cecilia and Don Denomme. Dear son-in-law of Olivia Bedard and the late Dennis Denomme. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Norman and Caroline (Bedard) Overholt, one sister Beatrice Overholt and two brothers Milfred and Norman Overholt..
Visitation at the J. M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N., Zurich, Ont. on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 4, 2011 at 11 a.m. in St. Boniface Roman Church, Zurich. Fr. Graham Keep celebrant. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Leukemia Society or Huron County Mental Health.