William Edward "Bill" Supplee Sr.

Jul 19 1929
Feb 6 2018
88 Years
West Bradford Township

William Edward "Bill" Supplee Sr., 88, of Romansville, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Brandywine Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence B. Supplee with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late George and Virginia (Reeves) Supplee. 

Bill was a county resident for all his life and was a 1947 graduate of Unionville High School. He was employed as truck driver for Mushroom Transportation Co. in Kennett Square. 

Bill was very active in the Mason’s during the course of his life holding positions in the Coatesville Lodge as well as participating in Rajah Shriners, Tall Cedars, and Marshalton Grange #1394. He was also a proud member of the Chester County Antique Home and Farm Association, an avid collector of a vast array of books, and will be fondly remembered as a local historian. 

He is survived by three children Bill Supplee, Jr. of East Fallowfield, Betsy Supplee of West Bradford, and Susan Yeoman and husband Don of East Fallowfield, four grandsons; Kevin Vattelana, Jared Supplee, Nick Supplee, and Bryson Supplee, and four siblings; Robert Supplee, Richard Supplee and wife Jeannie, Jack Supplee and wife Judi, and Peter Supplee. He was predeceased by one brother; George Supplee. 

Funeral Services will be held at Bradford Friends Meeting, 1366 West Strasburg Rd. West Chester PA 19382, on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 11 am with a viewing period from 9:30 to 11 am. Interment will directly follow the service and will take place at Romansville Friends Burying Ground. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg PA. 

Online Condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com

Service Date: 
Feb 15 2018 - 11:00am


Sorry for your loss.  You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Thank you both very much.  I am holding onto the picture that he is able to run and do what ever he wants now that he is no longer restricted by his post polio.  He's probably chasing Mom.  


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Susan, Bill and Betsy: So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. I’m sure your mom and Uncle George welcomed him with open arms! His stories and jokes will live on with us forever. My thoughts are with you all as you face the days ahead. Love, Barbara


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