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William B Hansford IV

November 14, 1940 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

William Hansford IV Obituary

William B. Hansford IV, 83, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away peacefully Thursday, December 21, 2023 at the Laurels of Blanchester.  His wife of 52 years, Karen Sue (Back) Hansford, survives.  They were married on December 3, 1971.  He was born November 14, 1940 in Wilmington, Ohio, son of the late William B. Hansford III and Georgianna (Truitt) Hansford.  He was a 1958 graduate of Wilmington High School and served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

Early in his career Mr. Hansford worked in steel rule die at NCR.  He then worked in sales for Yamazaki and Hackett Machine Tool distributors.  Bill was an avid collector who loved cars and going to cruise-ins.  He enjoyed Sunday drives, picnics, and walks in the park with his wife.

In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by a brother, Roy (Pam) Hansford of Hillsboro, OH; sisters, Cara (Keith) Middleton of Wilmington, OH and Lorey (Vic) Pratt of Wilmington, OH; a sister-in-law Kitty (Carter) Hansford of Wilmington, OH; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, a brother, Robert Lee Hansford, is preceded in death.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

If desired, contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to ViaQuest Hospice, 10296 Springfield Pike, Suite 500, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215.

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