|Birth: ||May 3, 1917|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 2009|
William A. Ansell Sr., 92, of Scottdale, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in the Harmon House Convalescent Center, Mt. Pleasant. Bill was born May 3, 1917, near Everson, in Upper Tyrone Township, a son of the late Albert Allen and Dora Belle Herrington Ansell. He was married to Dorothy Mae Geyer Ansell, who passed away March 30, 2002. Bill was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. He retired from U.S. Steel Irvin Works in Dravosburg in 1979, where he had been employed as a maintenance welder 30 years. Previously he worked for U.S. Steel at their former Car Shop in Everson. He and his late wife resided as snowbirds at the 12 Oaks RV Resort, in Sanford, Fla., for 26 years. He was an avid bowler at Main Lanes in Greensburg and the Yough Lanes in Connellsville. He was awarded many gold medals at the Senior Olympics in both Florida and Pennsylvania for bowling and horseshoes. Bill also enjoyed mowing grass. He was a country music professional in his early years and continued to play guitar and sing everyday. Bill will be sadly missed by his devoted family; his children, Dorothea June "Dottie" Lineberry and her spouse, John Allen Lineberry, of Aldie, Va., William Albert Ansell Jr. and his spouse, Shawn Lynch Ansell, of Scottdale, and Kevin Richard Ansell and his spouse, Jodi Timm, of Mt. View, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Lee Warburton, on Oct. 4, 2009; a son-in-law, Jon William Warburton; a grandson, Keith Rodger Lineberry; a great-granddaughter, Julian P. Warburton; and two sisters, Mary Belle Jones and Ida Mae Malik. Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 105 Spring St., Scottdale, 724-887-5300. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. H. John Rudisill and the Rev. Cheryl Thomas co-officiating. Burial in Scottdale Cemetery will be private. Love Lasts Forever!
Albert Allen Ansell (1888 - 1974)
Dora Belle Ansell (1894 - 1954)
Created by: Amy Cyprych
Record added: Apr 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51808807
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