William R. Balsinger
July 16, 1939 – August 22, 2019
William Ray Balsinger, 80 of Ravenna, OH, died Thursday, August 22, 2019 in University Hospitals Portage Medical Center, Ravenna, OH. He was born July 16, 1939 in Mather, a son of the late George D., Jr. and Lida Townsend Balsinger. Bill was a 1957 graduate of Jefferson High School. He had served in the United States Navy with 20 years of service. Bill had also worked as a supervisor for SPF Technologies in Cleveland, OH. On July 23, 1964 he married Beverly Lagaza, who survives. Also surviving is a son, William R. Balsinger Jr. of Ravenna, OH; a son-in-law, Brian Swinerton of Chesterland, OH; three grandchildren, Allison, Jessica and Logan Swinerton; a sister, Mona Jean Black of Washington. Deceased is a daughter, Melanie Swinerton; four brothers, George D. Balsinger Jr., Orin Balsinger, Robert Balsinger, and Nelson Balsinger; and a sister, Nora Hoyle. Friends will be received on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the hour of services in the Behm Funeral Homes, Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, with Pastor Paul Delp, officiating. Interment in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.