HISSAM, Billy K., 68, of Sistersville, WV, went home to be with his Lord, December 3, 2013.
Bill was born January 9, 1945 in Sistersville, the son of the late Arlie and Gladys Kelley Hissam.
Bill was a trustee and attended the Sistersville First United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of Vietnam and in the Army National Guard. He was a member and trustee of the Sistersville Elks BPOE #333, Masonic Lodge 39, Tyler County Museum Board and Trustee, a 1962 graduate of Sistersville High School, secretary of his senior class. He was still active in class reunions. He is a 41 year retiree of PPG. He was a member of the VFW Post 6327. He loved attending all of his grandchildren's sporting events.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Lynn (Hissam) Hayes in 2011; and one brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Naomi Hissam; brother-in- law, Herman Koerber.
He is survived by his loving and caring wife, Temara Herbold Hissam of 27 years; daughter, Jill (Jay) LeMasters all of Sistersville; stepson, Ryan Gorby of Denver, Colorado; son-in-law, Steve Hayes of Hastings, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Haylea, Hunter, Jarett LeMasters, Yale Wetzel, Madelynn and Lily Hayes., brothers, Kenneth (Betty) Hissam, Naples, Florida, Wanda Koerber, Paden City, Hadge (Maggie) Hissam, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Jim (Joyce) Hissam, Georgetown, Texas, Eme (Ester) Hissam, Indiantown, Florida; many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and nieces and great-great-nephews and nieces.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to Journey Hospice of Sistersville.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Dawson officiating.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Myers Funeral Home.
Internment will be at Paden Memorial Gardens, Paden City, WV.
Memorials can be sent to Journey Hospice, 314 S. Wells Street, Sistersville, WV 26175 or First United Methodist Church roof fund at 610 Main St. Sistersville, WV 26175.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at myersfuneralhomewv.com.