Bill R. Wittner, 71, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully Oct. 1 at home in Athens, Texas surrounded by his family.
Born March 31, 1941 in Austin, Bill was the only child of the late Nobert “Nick” and Weta (Haevischer) Wittner. He graduated from McCallum High School in 1959, and from the University of Texas-Austin in 1964, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Bill began his career at Cooper-Bessemer in Mt. Vernon, Ohio where he met and married his wife Nancy (Lepley) Wittner, with whom he happily spent 45 years.