William F. Deka, age 68, beloved husband of Georgan Deka (Stoof); loving father of Rachelle (Kurt) VanSickle and Vince (Amy); grandfather of Tyler, Hope, Connor, Nolan and Carson; brother of Kenneth (Sharon) and Janis (Ray) Poyar; uncle, great uncle, godfather and invaluable friend to many passed away on January 2, 2018. He was a US Army veteran, serving two tours in Vietnam, electively, 4th Platoon. Bill was also a best friend to his wife, children and grandchildren, humanitarian, architect, nature enthusiast, teacher, master brewer and avid fisherman. A Celebration of Life will be 1-5pm, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at The Hub, 3676 Community Lane Copley, Ohio 44321, where the military will render services at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr. Suite E, Green, Ohio 44685. "These words could never summarize the beautiful life of Bill Deka". We will always love you Papa.