William Wasson of Whitney Point, NY went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 27, 2010. He was born on May 2, 1935 to Valentine and Harriet Wasson. He married Jacqueline Crandall in 1954. Bill graduated from Broome Technical College. He retired from Singer Link. Bill loved spending time with his family, serving in his church, coaching Little League, music and watching the Mets. He helped to start the annual Hymn Sing at the Broome County Fair where he led the singing for several years. He was also a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Bill is survived by Jackie, his wife of 56 years, four sons and their wives, David and Karen of Richfield Springs, Jon and Laura of Whitney Point, Dan and Sandy of Kirkwood, and Aaron and Beverly of Lisle. He also leaves behind nine grandchildren, Melissa, Joseph, Danielle and Jack Ellis, Erin O'Connor, Josh and Jodie, Chris, Brittany, Danielle, and Cari; and three great grandchildren, Cory, Katie and Zoe Ellis. There are also many nieces and nephews, in-laws, cousins and friends that will miss him greatly. His is also survived by close family friend, Mary Glezen. Bill was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Tim. Bill's family thanks the Binghamton Renal Care Unit, Twin Tiers Home Health, and Lourdes Hospice Care.
Bill's life will be remembered and celebrated at First Baptist Church of Whitney Point at 11 am Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. Calling hours will be at the church Thursday, from 6-8pm and Friday 10 am until service time at 11 am. Burial will be in South Street Cemetery, Triangle, NY. Bill will always be remembered for his deep faith, his sense of humor and his kindness toward all. Arrangements are by Nichols Funeral Home, Whitney Point, NY