William T. (Bill) MALLARD

News Death Notice

MALLARD, William T. "Bill" age 65 of Cincinnati, OH died Sunday, March 10th at Hospice of Hamilton after a strong battle against cancer. He was born August 31, 1947 in Cincinnati, to Michael and Kitty (nee Borntrager) Mallard. He married Grace "Fern" Smith in 1973 and they were married for 39 years. To this union were born William T. Mallard Jr. and Jeanette (Jim) Klinedinst. Bill was also the loving grandfather to Hannah and Rebekah Klinedinst; dear brother of Michael (Barb) Mallard Jr., Linvil (Jeanette) Smith; brother in law, Glenn Smith; sister in law, Jewel Smith; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; mother in law, Gracie Smith; brother in law, Basil Smith; and sister in law, Pamela Smith. Bill attended East River Road Baptist Church and enjoyed Golf and spending time with his family. His family would like to thank East River Road Baptist and the Field of Grace Church for all your support through this victorious battle. Memorial contributions may be given to East River Road Baptist. Visitation will be Friday, March 15, 2013 from 11-1 p.m. at East River Road Baptist Church, 4525 River Rd., Fairfield, Ohio 45014. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. with Pastor Vernon Morris officiating. Condolences may be given at www.avancefuneralhome.com

Published in Journal-News on Mar. 13, 2013