William G. Batchelor Jr., 76, of Perry, passed away on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born on Dec. 9, 1944, in Batavia, a son to the late William G. and Marion (Hall) Batchelor Sr.
Bill served with the U.S. Army from 1965-1967.
He worked at Trojan Inc. in Batavia for many years and then as a correctional officer at Groveland Correctional Facility in Groveland for 25 years retiring in 2009.
Bill enjoyed going for walks, rides or outings with his late wife, playing cards, gardening, bowling and watching game shows on TV. He loved spending time with his family and cats.
He is survived by two daughters, Laura Yvonne Batchelor of Perry and Amy Lynn (Randy) Greig of Warsaw; one granddaughter, Kelsey D. Zeches; three step-grandchildren, Brandi, Kayla and Nicole; eight step great-grandchildren, Adrienne, Max, Austin, Alec, Alexis, Thea, Ellie and Desi; his cat, Chief; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Ellie E. (Meier) Batchelor who passed away on July 19, 2014; sister, Florence Jean (Robert) Schunk; and sister-in-law, Evie Nichols.
Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. in Perry where funeral services will follow at 1 p.m.
Bill will be laid to rest in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in York.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wyoming County SPCA 808 Creek Road, Attica NY 14011 or to Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester NY 14642.
For more information, call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC., 98 N. Main St., Perry NY 14530.