William Lee Werner, age 70, of Amanda, OH died April 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born February 19, 1948 in Columbus, OH to the late Frederick and Charlotte Werner. Bill was an avid outdoorsman and conservationist. He loved to hunt, fish and garden. He was a self-taught artist and created beautiful things from metal and wood. Bill could make or fix anything. As a life-long learner, he also enjoyed passing on his knowledge to others. Bill was a good man, an authentic man, and will be missed greatly by family, good friends and neighbors.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda Werner; daughter, Molly (Derek) Stek; son, Daniel (Shannon) Werner; grandchildren, Sydney and Lydia Stek, Vincent and Charlotte Werner; sisters, Gail (Chuck) Pyle and Doreen Werner; and beloved dogs, Bob, Lily and Buddy.
Family and friends may visit 5-7:00pm on Tuesday, April 17, at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo St. Canal Winchester, OH 43110. A funeral service officiated by Pastor Ben Foulk will begin at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 18, at the funeral home with one hour prior of visitation from 10-11:00am. Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery. The family would like to send a special thanks to the Fairhope Hospice staff, especially Susannah for her excellent care and support. Donations may be made in his name to Fairfield County Historical Parks, 407 E. Main St. Lancaster OH 43130 or Fairhope Hospice, 282 Sells Rd. Lancaster OH 43130.