William Joseph Baublitz, 67, of Roanoke, past into the light to join his beloved wife, Esther Jean Baublitz, on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Bill battled diabetes for years and before he became disabled he was a self employed tree cutter.
He loved to play bingo and going to casinos to play slots.
He is survived by his daughter; Donna Baublitz and her fiancé, Earnest Parker of Roanoke, 3 grandchildren; Michelle, Christopher, and Sierra, one great-grandchild, Christiana, other family members and friends.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Oakey’s North Chapel, the Revs. G. Mark Washington and Charles Doyle will officiate and interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Tuesday at Oakey’s North Chapel, online condolences may be made at www.oakeys.com.