June 6, 1941 - February 1, 2022
William “Bill” Block, Jr., age 80 of Wheeling, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born June 6, 1941, in Johnstown, PA, son of the late William and Agnes Brawley Block. Bill was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who was instrumental in teaching faith and values to all. He was a retired Supervisor from Bayer Corporation with 21 years of service and a former manager at Penny Fare in Moundsville with 19 years of service; a member of the Fairlane Club of America and Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Wheeling. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed NASCAR and attending classic car shows. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Courtney Block; one granddaughter, Danielle Block; one brother, Robert Block and one sister-in-law, Linda Jo Grell. Survivors include this wife, of 56 years, F. “Nikki” Fawley Block; two sons, Douglas (Saionna) Block of Bethel Park, PA and Christopher Block of Mt. Olivet, WV; five grandchildren, Jaquonne, LA, Nicole, Sayonna, Marye and Michael; two great-grandchildren, Kehlani Cooper, and Callie Ellis; one godchild, Greg Hillegas; one sister, Patricia Ann Hillegas of Johnstown, PA; one brother, Walter E. Block of Stoneville, NC; two sisters-in law, Sharri (Duff) Eckstein of Boones Mill, VA and Suellen (Zeke) Watt of Pittsburgh, PA; brother-in-law, Joe (Shelia) Fawley, II of New Fairfield, CT and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Monday, February 7, 2022 at 11am at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph Augustine as celebrant. The family is requesting that masks be worn. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 2 Allendale Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 or Catholic Charities of Wheeling, 145-18th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 1 Ridgecrest Road, Bethlehem/Wheeling.
William “Bill” Block, Jr., age 80 of Wheeling, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born June 6, 1941, in Johnstown, PA, son of the late William and Agnes Brawley Block. Bill was a wonderful husband,... View Obituary & Service Information
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