William H. Battles, 81

FULTON, NY – William H. Battles, 81, of Volney, passed away on Tuesday January 12, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

William H. Battles
William H. Battles

He was born on December 2, 1934, in Oswego.

Bill was a stone mason for many years.

He loved to fish and have a cold beer.

Bill is a veteran of the Air Force during the Korean War.

Along with his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Battles; and step-son, Robert Walpole II.

He is survived by two children, William Battles Jr. and Ralph Battles; six grandchildren, Kara O’Neil, George O’Neil, Billy Jo Battles, David Battles, Audry Battles and Joe Battles; many great-grandchildren; two step-children, George (Casey) Walpole and Shari (Roger) Wideman; one sister, Joan Battles; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in the spring with military honors.

For those wishing, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Foster Funeral Home has care of the arrangements.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.