William Beinhoff passed away December 5, 2007 after an extended illness.
Bill was born on August 13, 1938 to the late William K. and Ruth E. in Cleveland. He graduated from Lakewood High School in 1955 and served four years in the U.S. Air Force. Bill went on to have a very accomplished design career with various local companies. In 1978, Bill moved to the Bath area where he continued his career as an architectural designer and started his own firm in 1980. Bill was a very talented and respected artist, draftsman, illustrator, architectural designer, cabinetmaker and sculptor. He will always be remembered for his creative talents and his cantankerous charm. Bill loved antique autos and his crab leg parties that he hosted for twenty years. Bill was an unforgettable character in the lives of many people. His sarcasm, intelligence, humor and good nature will never be forgotten. The stories of Bill's life will live on through his many friends and neighbors.
He was the beloved father of Fritz Beinhoff and Nancy Oberacker; stepfather of Karen, Kim, Lori, Shelli, and Steve; grandfather of many.
Friends may call at the DONALD A. FAULHABER FUNERAL HOME, 7915 Broadview Road (at Sprague), where services will be held on Saturday, December 8 at 6 p.m. VISITATION Saturday, 3 to 6 p.m. (440-526-7315)
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Dec. 7, 2007