Rev. William R. Betteridge Jr.

September 6, 1937 - March 12, 2019
Rev. William R. Betteridge Jr.

Rev. William R. Betteridge Jr., 81 of East Liverpool, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Calcutta Health Care following a lengthy illness.
He was born in East Liverpool on September 6, 1937 a son of the late William R. Betteridge Sr. and Beulah (Bowers) Betteridge. He was a graduate of Geneva College and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, a Boy Scout leader and played semi-pro softball. Rev. Betteridge was very dedicated to the Presbyterian Church serving as a minister for 43 years at West Beaver, New Lebanon, Longs Run, Pleasant Grove and Riverside Presbyterian churches. He was a member of both the Upper Ohio Valley and Eastminster Presbyteries.
He is survived by his wife Nancy (Holden) Betteridge whom he married October 10, 1997; four sons: Gregory (Glenda) Betteridge of Conneaut, OH, Steven (Kimberly) Betteridge of Lemoore, CA, Michael (Shelley) Betteridge of Warren, OH and Keith (Jane) Betteridge of Alexandria, IN; a daughter: Marilyn (Brian) Douglas of Columbiana, OH; a brother: Jack (Nancy) Betteridge of Wellsville, OH; grandchildren: Christopher (Blake), Rebecca, Benjamin, Shawn, Jeremy, Jessica, Angila, Patrick, Jill, Morganne, Melody, Nathaniel and Bruce and 15 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife: Lois (Plate) Betteridge: a sister: Louise Ann Jobe and a daughter-in-law: Marjorie Giering Betteridge.
A memorial service will be held at Longs Run Presbyterian Church on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 4 with Pastor Bruce Ballentine officiating.
The Family will be present to receive friends on Friday at the church from 3pm up until the time of service at 4PM. The Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes is in charge of his arrangements.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to DCI, Calcutta Health Care and Community Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorial donations in Bill’s name be directed to the church or charity of your choice.
Family and friends may view this obituary or send condolences online at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.


Service

Friday, March 15, 2019
4:00 PM

Longs Run Presbyterian Church - Directions
Longs Church Road
Calcutta, Ohio 43920

Visitation

Friday, March 15, 2019
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Longs Run Presbyterian Church - Directions
Longs Church Road
Calcutta, Ohio 43920

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  • March 12, 2019
    Fred and Mary Frost says:
    Our deepest sympathy and prayers to the entire family. Bill was a classmate of ours.

  • March 12, 2019
    Ralph and Chris Smith says:
    So sorry for your loss Nancy...sending love and prayers to you and Bill's family.

  • March 13, 2019
    Tim and Janice Wright says:
    Our deepest condolences on Bill's passing, Nancy and family. He was a wonderful man!

  • March 13, 2019
    Steve and Linda Heglund says:
    Steve and I wish to send our condolences to all of your family at this time and will keep you in prayer. We also carry you in our thoughts in the days and weeks ahead. Steve and Linda Heglund

  • March 13, 2019
    Lynda Caster says:
    My deepest sympathy