William Joseph “Bill” Baumgartner, 47, of Paris passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Paris.

He was born on April 15, 1969 in Ozark.

He worked for Cloyes Gear Company in Paris and Subiaco for 30 years and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris and the Knights of Columbus Council 3787. He was an avid hunter and always loved watching his kids play sports.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John Edward Baumgartner Sr. and Lois Jane (Moran) Baumgartner and one brother, Donnie Edward Baumgartner.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Tosha (Wimberly) Baumgartner of Paris; daughter, Sarah Baumgartner of Paris; son, Brady Baumgartner of Paris; two sisters, Tina Gray of Scranton and Dorothy Baumgartner of Scranton; three brothers, John Baumgartner Jr. of Scranton, Terry Vaclavik of Vinton, Louisiana and Tommy Vaclavik of Scranton.

A visitation will be held from 6 pm. until 7 p.m. with a Rosary Service starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris officiated by Fr. Eugene Luke O.S.B. Burial will follow in St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in Scranton under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/paris

Pallbearers will be Jay Baumgartner, Trent Simington, Robby Gray, Andy Gray, Andy Jones and Jeff Turner.

Honorary pallbearers will be all of his friends and co-workers at Cloyes Gear.