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William Betts


1939 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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Betts, William
1939 - 2017
William L. Betts 78, passed away on Friday November 10, 2017. Bill was born June 17, 1939 in Zanesville, Ohio. Loving God, his family and Country, he served honorably in the U.S. Air Force from 1957-1961. After his military service, his career in the automobile business began in Columbus Ohio in the 60's. His 47 years of experience involved all aspects of automobile sales and management, including owning a Chrysler dealership. Bill continued his career in Ft. Myers when he and his family relocated here in 1984. Survived by his loving wife Mary, of 57 years; sons, David Betts and Brian Betts; daughter, Jodi Avoglia and son-In-law, Michael Avoglia; five grandchildren, Mitchell Betts, Jacob Betts, Tanner Betts, Bill Avoglia and Nicholas Avoglia; four siblings, Dolly Kopchak, Brooks Betts, Larry Betts, Mike Betts; and sister-in-law, Gail Betts; many nieces, nephews and their children. Preceded in death by sister Theda O'Hara, brothers Ted Betts and Ike Betts. Funeral Services and Military honors will be celebrated Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 1 PM at Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.Harvey-Engelhardt.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 15, 2017
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