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William R. "Bill" Walsh

October 14, 1931 January 19, 2021
William R. "Bill" Walsh
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William R. “Bill” Walsh, longtime resident of Springfield, OH, died on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at The Arbor in Ridgeland, MS. He was 89.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2021 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Madison, MS, Monsignor Edmund Sunds, celebrant. Rite of Committal to follow in Crestview Memorial Gardens in Brandon, MS.

A native of Springfield, OH and born October 14, 1931, he was the son of the late Arthur and Helen Jung Walsh.

Bill served his country faithfully in the United States Army, as a sergeant in an anti-aircraft battalion.

Bill owned and operated Park Barber Shop, later known as Shear Delight, for over 40 years. Retiring in 2000, Bill was touched by the outpouring of love and appreciation from the city. He was a longtime member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, to which his dedication was unwavering.

Bill was a man of long-term devotion to his faith, his wife, his family and his community. He sacrificed much for his children and everything was focused around his family. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph Walsh and Robert Walsh and by his sisters, Helen Somers and Patricia Stathopoulos.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Marcia Ann Walsh of Ridgeland, MS; sons, Christopher W. Walsh of Houston, TX; Timothy M. Walsh (Jean) of St. Joseph, MI; and Patrick D. Walsh of Springfield, OH; daughter, Susan M. Krebs (Frank) of Brandon, MS; brothers, Thomas Walsh and Donald Walsh of Ohio; sister, Teresa Fuller (Joseph) of Ohio; 8 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to a cause dear and close to Bill’s heart, Springfield Arts Council, PO Box 745, Springfield, OH 45501 or by visiting

Link to Funeral Mass (11 a.m. CST Sat 1/23/21)

For graveside Live Stream, go to Facebook page of Sebrell Funeral Home at 12:15/12:30
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Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 1/23/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

4000 W. Tidewater Lane
Madison, MS 39110

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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
4000 W. Tidewater Lane Madison 39110 MS
United States

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Crestview Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

1106 Star Road
Brandon, MS 39042

1106 Star Road Brandon 39042 MS
United States

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