Banzhof, William Stanley
April 12, 1926 - April 15, 2021
William "Bill" Stanley Banzhof, Jr. passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at his residence. Bill survived his beloved wife Janet, who passed in 2015. Bill was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania on April 12, 1926. As a youth, he moved to Elmira, New York, where he lived until he joined the Air Force during World War II. After the war, Bill moved back to Pennsylvania to attend Lehigh University. Bill earned a double-major in both electrical and mechanical engineering; he became a Professional Engineer after completing his studies at Lehigh. He began his career in Pennsylvania at Western Electric (AT&T), and later moved to North Carolina where he retired from his role as a senior engineer. Bill enjoyed traveling with Janet to different countries around the world. He was a decades-long volunteer in his local Boy Scout Troop 736 in various roles as an adult leader. He met his wife, Janet, of 56 years at Western Electric in Winston-Salem. Bill and Janet raised three children Frank (Daphne), Mark, and Julia (Ernie), and continued to live in Clemmons. Bill is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com
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Published by Winston-Salem Journal on Apr. 18, 2021.