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