William R. "Bill" McKendree Sr., 60, Greenwood, died July 1, 2013, at UPMC Altoona hospital.
He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late Sheldon W. and Dorothea L. (McGee) McKendree.
Surviving are two children: William R. Jr. and Jessica L., both of Altoona; a brother, Michael E. of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; his significant other, Carol Phelan, with whom he resided; and his buddy, Connor Phelan.
Bill was currently employed at New Pig Corp. as a warehouseman. He attended First Baptist Church, Hollidaysburg. He was a member of the Duncansville Volunteer Fire Company, a lifetime member of the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company, and a member of Allied Volunteer Firemen's Association of Blair County and Gallitzin Forest Fire Wardens Association.
Bill enjoyed camping at Branch Camp in Huntingdon, river rafting and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates.
A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company by Pastor Mary Emery. The family will receive friends after the service until 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blair County Autism Support Group, 102 Schell Run Lane, Tyrone, PA 16686.
Arrangements are by Gilden Barton Funeral Home, 1401 Ninth Ave., Altoona.