Bill Wilhelm, 86, of Rocky River, Ohio, and Highland Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday evening, March 9, 2014.
Bill was the beloved husband of Dody; father of Jeff Wilhelm (deceased), Mary Corcoran and James Wilhelm; stepfather of Jill Barclay Chaifetz and Will Barclay; and grandfather of Patrick and Devon Corcoran, Valerie and Victoria Wilhelm, Nicole, Britt and Blake Barclay and Jessica Schachter and Ross Chaifetz.
A World War II U.S. Army veteran, Bill had a long and distinguished career as founder and president of Amware Distribution Warehouses.
His funeral will take place at Bay Presbyterian Church, 25415 Lake Rd., Bay Village, with a reception to follow at Cleveland Yacht Club.
Private interment will be at Lakewood Cemetery, Rocky River.
In lieu of flowers, it was Bill's wish that contributions be made to Christ Church Westshore Building Fund, in care of Bay Presbyterian Church.