April 19, 2014

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William H. “Billy” Penrose, Jr.

William H. “Billy” Penrose, Jr., 58, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013. He was born February 11, 1954, in Akron.

Billy attended St. Francis Elementary School and graduated from Medina High School in 1972, where he played football and was a member of the golf team. After high school, Billy began a career in golf course maintenance and landscaping at Colonial Hills Golf Course, eventually taking his talents to Prestwick of Ohio Country Club, where he earned a reputation of providing some of the best greens in Northern Ohio.

Billy was the beloved son of Goldie Penrose; loving father of Tyler and Travis; and dear brother of Tom (Tracy) Penrose of Westfield Center, Bobby Penrose of Wadsworth and Susie (Rick) Alspach of Medina.

He was preceded in death by his father, William H. Penrose, Sr.

Services will be held Monday, February 4, 2013, 7 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Deacon Joe Loutzenhiser will officiate. Family will receive friends Monday, from 5 until 7 P.M., at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made, in Billy’s memory, to Waite & Son Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com

  • Amy Miller Bartlett

    Dear Penrose family: I heard of Billy’s death this evening, and I am heartbroken, for all of you. Billy was a close friend of my sister, Linda, who passed away in 1996. My prayers and condolences go out to all of you. You will always be the finest “band of brothers”..