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William "Bill" E French III

January 17, 1976 ~ September 27, 2019 (age 43)


William “Bill” E French III, 43 of Albright passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019 at his residence. 

He was born on January 17, 1976 in Camp Springs, MD, son of Terry Robin Kolbe Pheasant and husband Tim, Fairmont.

Bill owned Country Boy Custom Construction. His hobbies were the outdoors, hunting, fishing, woodworking, wood smoking his food, 4 wheeler riding and also willing to help anyone.

In addition to his mother and stepfather, he is survived by four sons, Chase Tyler French, Albright, Cole Gregory French, Martinsburg, Cyle Douglas French, Albright and Matthew William French, Hagerstown, MD; fiancée, Tina Walker, Albright;  one brother, Dennis Patrick Brady, Fairmont; one sister, Stacy Lynn DiFranco and Sonny and their son Little Sonny, Hagerstown, MD; special uncle, Kenneth Kolbe and Angel, Huntingtown, MD; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Nancy Jean Carr Spear. 

Family will receive friends at Browning Funeral Home in Kingwood on Friday, October 4 from 2-8 pm . Where service will be held on Saturday October 5, 2019 at 11am with Pastor Joe Carpenter officiating.

 Donations may be made in Bill’s memory to his Funeral Care Fund on his Memorial Page.


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October 4, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Browning Funeral Home
201 East Main Street
Kingwood, WV 26537

Funeral Service
October 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Browning Funeral Home
201 East Main Street
Kingwood, WV 26537

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