LEESBURG, Fla. - William David Omspach, 83, of Leesburg, Fla., and formerly of Lowell and Beverly, died Tuesday (Feb. 24, 2009) in Leesburg.
He was born Jan. 7, 1926, in Winchester, Ind., to William Albert and Dorotha Gladys Burke Omspach. He had been employed as an engineer with American Electric Power, retiring in 1986. He had served in the U.S. Army as a corporal during World War II. He had been a member of the American Legion Post 64 in Marietta.
Bill is survived by his wife, Patricia Louise Sockrider Omspach. They were married on Sept. 8, 1951. Also surviving are children, Cynthia Schwendeman (Kevin) of Lowell, William Craig Omspach (Barbara) of Ashburn, Va., Deborah Imbrogno of Gahanna, Ohio, and Sandra Morgan of Sebastian, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Tonia Omspach of Lowell; grandchildren, Ryann Jewett, Brandon Schwendeman, William P., Timothy, Joseph, Dustin and Dominick Omspach, Jonathan, Christina and Michael Contino, Sarah Imbrogno, Jennifer Bruce and Brian and Christopher Karcher; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister; and a son, Stephen Omspach.
There will be memorial services held in Leesburg in early April.
Donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, Fla. 32162.
Cawley & Peoples Funeral Homes offers online condolences by visiting their Web site www.cawleyandpeoples.com .