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William "Bill" Ransom III

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Ransom III, William H "Bill"

Age 73 of Sayre passed away on July 10, 2014. Bill was born in Sayre on April 17, 1941. He is survived by his wife Sarah, and her sons Jeff and Brad Craig and granddaughter Kira Webb-Craig, and by his three children: daughters K.Lynn and Karen and grandson Aurek and son James (Jen), a sister Carol Lapham (Bruce) and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents William and Frances (Malm) Ransom Jr. and his brother David. A long time volunteer and Valley businessman he was owner and operator of the Ransom Insurance Agency in Waverly NY for 35 years. He served forover 45 years on health governing boards and was the longest serving Chairman of the Guthrie Healthcare System having served for almost 18 years. Ransom was also a long time member of the Board of Directors of Tioga State Bank. He served as Board Chair of the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers and was a past president of the Sayre Historical Society. He was a member of Waverly Rotary Club for over 50 years, a past club President and Paul Harris Fellow. A memorial service will be held on July 19, 2014 at 2 PM at the Waverly Methodist Church. Memorial donations may be directed to the Operating Fund of the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers, Inc., 104 W. Lockhart St., Unit 2, Sayre, PA 1884. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Lowery Funeral Home. (For those wishing to sign the E-guestbook or send condolences may do so by visiting

Published in Star-Gazette from July 12 to July 14, 2014
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