William R. Kercheval

  • Died: November 1, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Lakeside Park

1140 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


William R. Kercheval, 73, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019. He was born on 07/31/1946 in Richmond, Indiana to the late Harry and Janet (Kienker) Kercheval. Bill worked for GTE doing data processing for 29 years. He enjoyed woodworking, theatre, photography and fishing. He really enjoyed time with his family especially his grandchildren. Bill is survived by his wife of 33 years, Marty (Gaunt) Kercheval; children, Adam (Laura) Atherton and Rebecca Petrie; grandchildren, Dylan Atherton, Ayla Cassidente, Ryan Petrie, and Benjamin Petrie; great-granddaughter Reina Avendano; niece Chris Conley; and nephew, Doug Conley. Also preceding in passing was his son, Brian Kercheval; and sister, Sally Conley. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1pm at the D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Funeral Home 1140 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 with visitation two hours prior. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the Purdue Fort Wayne Theatre department. Condolences may be left online at www.mccombandsons.com.