William “Bill” Antonik, 85, of Bellaire, Ohio died August 19, 2018, at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV.
He was born November 21, 1932, in Powhatan Pt. OH, a son of Michael Antonik and Mary Suchanich Antonik Bruns.
Bill was a member of the Moundsville First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ where he served as choir director for 50 years. He was also a member of the Bellaire Ionic Lodge #438 F & AM and the NRA.
He was a proud US Navy veteran serving on the USS Coral Sea. He retired from the former Ormet Corporation. For several years following his retirement he worked at Ferry Hardware in Martins Ferry, OH
Preceding him in death were his parents, his step-father Raymond Bruns, and two brothers, George and Michael.
Surviving is his wife of 61 years, Esther Roth Antonik, three sons, Michael (Patricia), Steven (Mary), and Scott Antonik all of Bellaire, seven grandchildren,
Kristin (Scott) Hoops, Brice (Jenna) Antonik, Katie Antonik, Matthew Antonik, Rachael Antonik, Scotty (Kaycie) Antonik and Shane (Dina) Antonik. a brother, Robert (Pam) Antonik of New Philadelphia, OH and a sister, Mary Ann Tilhuff of Simi Valley, CA, three great-grandchildren, Reagan and Adam Hoops and Marley Antonik, several nieces and nephews.
In honoring Bill’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services.
Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, Bellaire, Ohio
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, Moundsville WV by going to www.TMCFunding.com
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com