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Billy Bruce Printz

August 27, 1939 — November 11, 2018

Billy B. Printz, 79, of Zanesville, formerly of Greenville, passed away at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville, Ohio on November 11, 2018.

Billy was born in Darke County on August 27, 1939 to the late Charles and Mary (Boyer) Printz. In addition to his parents, Billy was preceeded in death by his siblings; Darlene, Anthony and Donald; and his grandson Nicholas Batten.

Billy enjoyed many things; he loved the outdoors and all the land had to offer from gardening, hunting, fishing to even maintaining the family pool where so many memories were made. He worked for many years at Union City Body Company and went on to finish his career at True Value Hardware Company in Union City, Indiana. Billy was an active member of Teegarden Church and was a member of the NRA. He was a fun-loving man who enjoyed his family and loved to tease the grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joyce (McCullough) Printz, whom he married November 1, 1968; his children; Ronda Thompson of Portland, Oregon, William (Patricia) Printz of Ft. Myers, Florida, James (Laura) Batten of Greenville, Elaine (John) Kuhbander of Zanesville, Ohio, and Scott (Jennifer) Batten of Shelbyville, Indiana; his grandchilden, Michael, Rhiannon (Mikel) Ambrosius, William, James, Timothy (Zoe), Kevin, Zachary (Morgan), Gabriel, Joshua (Jessica), Jill (Andrew) Detrick, Jessica (Joshua) Newell, Jacob, and Allison; 23 great grandchildren; his siblings, David (Mary Beth) Printz of Arcanum, Marvin "Gene" (Treva) Printz of Laura, Ohio, Ronald Printz of Pitsburg, Ohio, Sandra (Rockney) Warrick of Greenville, Joyce (Mark) Miller of Lynn, Indiana.

A Celebration of Billy's life will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Pastor Eric Knight officiating. Burial will follow at Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit on Wednesday, from 10 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to Teegarden Congegational Christian Church, 2753 St. Rt. 47 Ansonia, Ohio

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