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April 10, 1935 – November 7, 2017

William Nuzum
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Obituary for William R. Nuzum

Services for William R. Nuzum, 82, of Mentor, will be at 11 AM on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Willoughby United Methodist Church, 15 Public Square, Willoughby. The Rev. Donald R. Perks will officiate at the service.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM on Thursday, (today), November 9, 2017 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Avenue, Willoughby. Masonic services will be held at 11 AM on Friday, conducted by Willoughby Lodge 302 F. & A.M.

Mr. Nuzum passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby.

Born April 10, 1935 in Salt Well, WV, he has lived in Lake County since 1952.

He was a member of Willoughby United Methodist Church, The Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2300 in Willoughby, Willoughby Lodge 302 F. &. A.M. and was a former member of Al Koran Shrine, Valley of Cleveland.

Mr. Nuzum was employed in research and development at the former TRW Corporation, retiring after 43 years of service.

Survivors are his wife of 62 years, Jeanette “Jay” (Young) Nuzum; children, Deborah Lynn (Daniel) Kowalski, Denise Rae (Gary) Markel and Douglas William Nuzum; grandchildren, David, Dana and Jeffrey Kowalski; Carrie Koenig, Krista Shaw, Melissa and Emily Nuzum and great-grandchildren, Sophia, Avani and Isabelle Kowalski and Irelynn, Lincoln and Ellis Koenig.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lula Nuzum.

Final resting place will be in Mentor Cemetery following the service on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to Al Koran Shrine Children’s Hospitals, 1000 East Edgerton Road, Broadview Heights, OH 44147.

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When Thursday, November 9th, 2017 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
4154 Clark Avenue
Willoughby, OH 44094

Service Information

Friday, November 10th, 2017 11:00am
Rev. Donald R. Perks
Willoughby United Methodist Church
15 Public Square
Willoughby, OH 44094

Interment Information

Mentor Cemetery
6881 Hopkins Road
Mentor, Ohio 44060
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