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William R. DempseySeptember 28, 1934 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 82)
AUSTINTOWN Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 17, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Roland officiating for William “Bill” R. Dempsey, 82, who died Monday afternoon August 14, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born September 28, 1934 in Fairfield, IA, a son of John Ernest and Winifred Isabella Shellhorn Dempsey and lived in the area for 50 years, coming from Iowa.
Mr. Dempsey served with the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the Croatian Club in Bessemer, PA. Bill liked to travel, enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and loved his cat, Kitty Girl.
His first wife, the former Catherine Zakovich, whom he married September 28, 1968, died December 22, 1993.
Bill leaves his second wife, Judy Smallwood Webster, whom he married December 20, 2010; a son, Kurt; three daughters, Sabrina (Joe), Myra and Laura and two stepsons, John (Heather) and Jason; a brother, John and 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and 6 step grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Catherine and three sisters, Lela, June and Dorothy.
Family and friends may call on Thursday August 17, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home.
Interment will be at Belmont Park Cemetery.
Please visit www.krcummins.com to view this obituary and send condolences to the family.