James William “Bill” Engle Sr., 75 of Leroy, passed away suddenly on November 28, 2019 at his home.

He was born December 10, 1943 in Charleston, WV , a son of the late Fred and Belva Bodkins Engle. He was self-employed and worked in Heating and Air Conditioning. Bill loved his family and enjoyed being with his grandchildren. He loved hunting and taking care of his dogs.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Karen Waybright Engle; his children, Lora (Tommie) Burdette, James (Chanda) Engle Jr. Eric (Ashley) Engle and Derrick (Nataly) Engle; grandchildren, Nicole (Ryan) Varchetti, Lucas Burdette, Mariah Engle, Jesse Engle, Eden Engle, Skylar Engle and Mia Engle and his great grandchildren, Damien, Aubrinna and Audrina Varchetti, Serenity and Bodhi Burdette.

A time of visitation to celebrate Bill’s life will be held Friday, December 13th from 6-7:30 p.m. at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley. Online memories and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.waybrightfuneralhome.com.