William David “Bill” Buroker, 73, of West Liberty, passed away at 1:53 a.m. Monday, February 25, 2013 at his home. He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio on November 10, 1939 to the late Carl and Mary Louise Alcott Buroker. On July 31, 1966 he married the former Doris Rase in Powellsville, Ohio and she survives.
He is also survived by his four children, Scott (Missy) Buroker of Urbana, Gina (Shane) Boggs of West Liberty, Holly Buroker of Bellefontaine and Lisa (Steve) Tracey of Huntsville; six grandchildren, Logan Boggs, Allison Boggs, Lane Boggs, David Buroker, Drew Buroker and Kayla Tracey; two brothers, Robert Buroker of New York and John (Sharon) Buroker of North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister-in-law Joann Buroker.
Bill loved the life he spent farming, which was evidenced by his involvement and success within the farming community. He was a member of the Logan County Antique Power Association, Farm Bureau, American Dairy Goat Association, a former 4-H Advisor and a long-time member of the Logan County Fair Board. He was a 1957 graduate of West Liberty High School and a member of the United Church of Christ in West Liberty. Bill was an avid Ohio State fan who loved classic country music. He loved to garden, raise and show livestock, and took great pride and joy in the successful Hoanbu Dairy Goats family business. Above all, he loved his family.
Pastor Paul Forrey will officiate a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the West Liberty United Church of Christ in West Liberty. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 27th from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Eichholtz-Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 101 Zanesfield Road, West Liberty and at the church one hour prior to the funeral. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Liberty United Church of Christ.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Eichholtz-Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty.
Condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.