He was born July 10, 1928, in Portsmouth, to the late Clyde Ernest and Lula Marie Shope Diller. Bill was retired from Ohio Power after 30 years of service. He was a former member and president of Washington Local School Board, Washington Township trustee, past chief and founding member of Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the Santa's Express. Bill was also a member of the Scioto County Fair Board, the Portsmouth Elks BPOE 154, the Elks Tuesday Night Golf League and the Elks Bowling League. He was also a former Boy Scout leader and a Babe Ruth League baseball coach.
Along with his parents, Bill was preceded in death by two sisters, Rutha Herdman and Kathleen Jarrell; and a daughter