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William "Bill" Boyd Houser

Friday, January 12th, 1945 - Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Obituary

Bill “Sugar Bear” Boyd Houser, 76, of Bellefonte, died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at home. He was born on January 12, 1945 in Bellefonte, a son of the late Edward and Virginia Houser. On April 25, 1970, he married Virginia L. (Schaeffer) Houser, who survives at home after sharing over 50 years of marriage together.

Bill attended Bellefonte High School. He worked for Bellefonte Lime Co. for 42 years, from 1967 until 2009.

In addition to his wife, Virginia, he is survived by one son, Timothy Houser of Bellefonte, and his grandchildren, Emily, and Ryan Houser, and Xander Calvert.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Anita, one brother, Ed Houser, and one sister, Joyce Shuey.

Bill was a lifetime member of the Undine Fire Co. and umpired slow-pitch softball recreationally. He was also a member of the Purdue Mountain CB Club, where he used the handle “Sugar Bear.” After his retirement, he enjoyed sitting on the porch, and visiting with friends and family who stopped by.

Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.
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    BELLEFONTE, PA
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    206 N. Spring Street
    BELLEFONTE, PA
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Posted at 09:30pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Timothy Houser Posted at 05:58pm

Thanks guys so much this will be a forever memory for my family..
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Don Fenton

Posted at 05:15pm
Bill was the best neighbor anyone could ever want. He will be missed,
from Don and Jay..
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Linda Haupt Nau

Posted at 09:59am
Remember "Sugar Bear" from my youth running around Bellefonte. R.I.P. my old friend. My sincere sympathy to your family and friends.
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Gloria Horner

Posted at 04:17pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Used to share a lot of laughs with Bill! He was truly one of a kind!!!
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