YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. William D. Bankhead, 75 of Youngstown, departed this life on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at his residence. 

Mr. Bankhead was born November 17, 1947 in Farrell, Pennsylvania, a son of Calvin and Beatrice A Brown Bankhead.

He was a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School and New Castle School of Trade.

He worked for General Motors, Youngstown Water Department and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1973-1977.

He loved to go fishing, golfing, home remodeling/repair and he loved to cook and bake.

He leaves to cherish his  memory his children, Shawn, Rochelle, William, Jr., Sheena, Shain and Shawn; several grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother, Calvin Bankhead and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Lucy, Keith, Tallulah, Ronald, Irene and Gerald “Butch” Bankhead and a daughter, Erin.

Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, August 8, 2023 at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12 Noon prior to services.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, August 9 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.