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William J. Hilbrunner

December 22, 1943 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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William Hilbrunner Obituary

William J. Hilbrunner,80, of Ravenna fell asleep in death  at his home, surrounded by his family on Monday, January 15, 2024.  William was born on December 22, 1943, in Akron, Ohio to his late parents William K. and Ruth (Mengel) Hilbrunner. He graduated from Kent State University High School in 1961. He married Patricia L. (Juart) Hilbrunner on August 9, 1963. William worked for Terex/General Motors from 1963 until his retirement in 2000. His hobbies included flying small planes, playing the violin, horseback riding, and he especially loved spending time on his farm with his family. William was a lifelong member of the Kent Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

In addition to his parents, William is preceded in death by his sister Randa Hilbrunner. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Patricia L. Hilbrunner of Ravenna, his children William T. (Melissa ) Hilbrunner of Brimfield, Joel Hilbrunner of San Diego, Sarah (Dennis) Clark of Los Angeles, and Danelle (Scott) Gibson of Ravenna, his grandchildren Allyson (Preston), Carlie, William J., Terrance, Avery, Cydney, and Sterling, his great grandson Camden, and his sister Linda (David) Merkel of Brimfield.

A private family service has been held at Restland Cemetery in Brimfield, Ohio. A memorial service will be held at the Kent Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at 2 pm. Condolences and memories of William may be shared with his family at

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Memorial Service
February 3, 2024

2:00 PM
Kent Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses


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