William Henry Hendershot III

February 19, 1945 ~ April 18, 2021 (age 76)


William Henry Hendershot III, 76, of Bellefonte, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Mount Nittany Medical Center. He was born in Bellefonte on February 19, 1945 a son of the late William Jr. and Beverly Sager Hendershot.

Bill was a 1964 graduate of Bellefonte High School. He was united in marriage to Sara Beck in 1965. She survives at their home. He was employed as a tool and die maker for Cerro Metals for over 40 years. In his spare time Bill enjoyed fly fishing and making his own flies. He also had his own metal shop at his home where he manufactured his own muzzleloaders as well as crossbows. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden.

Along with his wife he leaves behind a daughter, Nichole Hendershot, a son ,Todd ( Brenda ) Hendershot, all of Bellefonte, a brother, Robert ( Martha ) Hendershot of Valley View, and two grandchildren, Katlyn ( Daniel ) Smoyer and Toby ( Samantha ) Hendershot, and three great-grandchildren, Zoey, Blake, and James.

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