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William "Bill" Oshall Sr.

Born: Sat., Jan. 13, 1945
Died: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020


Visitation

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
Location: Coalport

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
Location: Mt. Zion Church


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
Location: Mt. Zion Church


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William “Bill” Oshall Sr. 75, Fallentimber, died February 15, 2020. Born January 13, 1945 in Flinton, son of the late Floyd Sr. and Sylvia (Baker) Oshall. Preceded in death by wife, the former Norma Yoas on October 5, 1999, and sister in law, Katherine Oshall. Survived by children, William Jr., Daniel (Tina), twins, Denise and Deborah, all of Fallentimber, 4 grandchildren; Scott Spangle Jr, Annmarie, Joshua and Nicholas Oshall, and great grandson, Noah Spangle, sister, S. Kathryn (James) Mitchell of Bellefonte, brother, Floyd Jr. “June” of Coalport, long term companion Janet Carns of Madera and several nieces and nephews. Bill served as a Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed farming, riding his motorcycle, antique cars and going to the farm auctions. He worked as a farmer for 45 years and served as a Beccaria Twp. Supervisor for 25 years. He was a member of the Tyrone American Legion, Coalport Moose, a life time member of the Coalport VFW Post 7043 where he was a past all State Post Commander and a past All State Commander of District 22, he also belonged to the Military Order of Cooties, PUP tent 18, Altoona, Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 55, Glasgow, Mountain Lodge 281 F & AM, Altoona, and Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 4 until 8 PM Thursday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 1085 Main St., Coalport, and from 9 AM until time of funeral service at 10AM Friday at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Glasgow, Rev. Charles Swenson, officiating. Committal, Beaver Valley Cemetery, Flinton. Military Rites in charge of Coalport VFW. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions be made to MOC # 18, 3030 5th Ave., Apt. 2, Altoona, PA 16602 or IOOF # 55, 984 Maple Ave., Coalport, PA 16627 in Bill’s memory. www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com

 

 

 

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Ben and Julie ODonnell
   Posted Mon February 17, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Bill was a great friend and fellow farmer. He will be missed.

Paul and Louella Yoas
   Posted Mon February 17, 2020
I am very sorry for your loss. I first met Bill Oshall at Tri State College in the Fall of 1985~and we became friends and Bill went with me home to visit my parents home and this is when he met Norma Yoas ~and we have been friends ever since.
Again I am very sorry for your loss and my wife and I sent our condolences
God Bless all of Bill's Family and Friends . Amen

Bob & Ruth Oshall
   Posted Wed February 19, 2020
Ruth and I send our prayers to Bill's family and friends. Ahmein

Roy Dunlap
   Posted Fri February 21, 2020
I was shocked and saddened to learn of Bill's passing. Bill and I grew up together in Coalport. We were very good friends, and we spent a lot of time together having fun doing lots of crazy things. Riding bikes, go-karts (homemade of course), playing ball, Boy Scouts, playing in the strip cuts......I could go on and on. I have not lived in the Coalport area since high school, but whenever I had an opportunity to get back for a visit, I always looked forward to spending some time with Bill, catching up and reminiscing about our good times together. Bill was a best friend and he will always play a part in my memories of growing up in Coalport.

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