ELLISON, William J. III, 68, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012, at home.
He was born August 28, 1943, in Wheeling, a son of the late William J. Ellison Jr. and Rose Sipko Ellison.
He retired from American Electric Power, Mitchell Plant, and was a member of the AEP Retiree’s Association. He was a Member of Stone Presbyterian Church in Wheeling and a member of the Wheeling Lodge # 5 A.F. & M.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon Bailer Ellison of Wheeling; one daughter, Michele Namlik of Wheeling; one son, Michael Crystal Ellison of Newport, Ky.; three grandchildren, Joshua Namlik, Philip Samantha Namlik, and Nichole Ellison; one great granddaughter, Kaylin Namlik; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Patricia Butler; two nephews, Jerod Michele Butler, and Jason Kelly Butler; and two great nephews, Pearce and Austin Butler.
Friends will be received Tuesday, January 17, 2012, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where services will be held Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robert Nagy officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial donations may be made to the Easter Seals Miracle League Project, 1305 National Road, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com