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William Gene Webb

Published: July 6, 2014 11:14 AM

William Gene Webb

U.S. Army veteran, supported Tallmadge sports teams, grandfather

William Gene "Willie" Webb, 86, died June 28, 2014, at Akron General Medical Center with family at his side.

Mr. Webb was born May 11, 1928, in Akron. He attended East High School where he was a well-known baseball and football player. Mr. Webb served in the U.S. Army, with the better part of his enlistment spent in Germany. At the conclusion of his service, he worked for Good Supply Co.

As a Tallmadge resident, Mr. Webb was actively involved in the community. He could always be found cheering on the local Tallmadge sports teams. He loved his family and took an active and selfless role in their lives.

Mr. Webb is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughter, Cindy; son-in-law, Mark; grandchildren, Nathan, Aaron and Hannah; and his pup, Maggie.

Donations may be sent to Tallmadge City Schools Athletic Department at McCombs Education Center, 486 East Ave. Tallmadge 44278.

Donovan Bagnoli Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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