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William B Ulrich

March 28, 1929 ~ April 4, 2017 (age 88)

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SERVICES

Memorial Service
Thursday
April 20, 2017

2:00 PM
Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home & Cremation Services
319 N Chestnut St
Barnesville, OH 43713

Military Honors
Thursday
April 20, 2017

2:45 PM
Crestview Cemetery
South State Route 800
Barnesville, Ohio 43713

Committal
Thursday
April 20, 2017

2:45 PM
Crestview Cemetery
South State Route 800
Barnesville, Ohio 43713


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William B. "Bill" Ulrich, Jr, 88, of Barnesville, Ohio passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his home following an extended struggle with Parkinson's Disease. He was born on March 28, 1929 in Wheeling, WV to the late William and Mildred (Kronjaeger) Ulrich, Sr.

Bill was a graduate of Triadelphia High School in Wheeling ('47) and West Liberty State College ('51) with a BA in Business.  While in high school, he played piano with the original Dancemasters Dance Band.  Bill served 4 years in the USAF during the Korean Conflict and was discharged as a S/Sgt.  He retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel in 1983 where is was Superintendent-Industrial Relations at the Benwood Plant.  Following his retirement, he moved to the Tampa, FL area, returning to the Wheeling/Barnesville area in 1991 at which time he worked as an Industrial Engineering consultant for Seminole Tubular Products with plants in Cambridge, OH and Houston, TX.

Bill was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Barnesville where he served as a Trustee, an Elder and sang in the Adult Choir.  He was a member of the Barnesville Elks, NRA, American Legion and Severstall-Wheeling Management Association.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years whom he married on June 9, 1951, Mary K. "Kitty" Ulrich, on September 22, 2011.

Bill is survived by his daughters, Sandra (Paul) Nesbitt of Barnesville and Kathy (Mike) Bolling of Lander, Wyoming; son, William C. (Jodi) Ulrich of Wheeling; four granddaughters; three grandsons; two great-grandsons; two great-granddaughters; and sister, Patti (Ophir) Vellenoweth of Wheeling.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2 PM with Rev. Same Monte officiating at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio. Inurnment will follow at Crestview Cemetery where military honors will be observed by Belmont County Veterans Council. To send a note of condolence please visit www.CampbellPlumlyMilburnFuneralHome.com or follow us on Facebook.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Barnesville First Presbyterian Church
124 North Chestnut Street Barnesville, Ohio 43713, AB
Tel: 1-740-425-2217

Michael J. Fox Foundation
PO Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741
Web: http://michaeljfox.org


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