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Obituary for William F. "Bill" Riter, Jr.

William F. "Bill" Riter, Jr. of Delevan, NY died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Pines Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Machias at the age of 81.

He was born May 21, 1937 in Sheldon, NY a son of the late William and Mary Riter, Sr. He enjoyed snowmobiling, hunting and hobby farming.

He had worked as a laborer for the Erie County Forestry in Sardinia, NY.

His wife, Beverly (Lingenfelter) Riter who he married in 1976 in Sardinia, passed away February 19, 2001.

Bill is survived by his children: Debra (late Allan) Bartz of Strykersville and Phillip Lingenfelter of Delevan; his siblings: David (Connie) Riter of Kentucky and Patricia Domes of Delevan; also survived by seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife and his son - Gary Lingenfelter.

Friends may call Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 2-5 PM at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, 358 Main St,. Arcade where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10 AM. Rev. Vincent Becker will officiate. Interment will be held in Maplewood Cemetery, Springville.

Memorials may be made to the Pines Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, 9822 Main St., Machias, NY 14101 or to the donor's charity of choice.