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Noble William "Bill" Comment, 73, Monroeville, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in the Parkview Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Thursday, May 16, 1940, in Adams County, the son of the late Noble "Cobe" and Cecil (Burkhead) Comment Sr.
Bill married Lucille F. Sorg August 12, 1961, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hessen Cassel; she survives.
He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Monroeville and the Maumee Valley Tractor Club. He was a member of the "Liar's Club" and the Model A Club.
Bill was a lifetime Allen County farmer and retired from Fruehauf Trailer Manufacturing in Fort Wayne. He was the owner and operator of Comment Farm Repair in Monroeville.
Family was very important to Bill. He loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. His passion was sharing his knowledge with others. He loved supporting the farming community through his work at the welding shop. He loved and was passionate about antique Farmall tractors and Model A's.
Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn (Kip) Reidenbach of Decatur; three sons, Gary (Cindy) Comment of Hoagland, Steve (Annette) Comment of Monroeville and Dean (Dawn) Comment of Zulu; two brothers, Roy (Marion) Comment of Goshen and Wallace Comment of Decatur; 10 grandchildren, Cathie (Andy) Reidenbach Stratton, Candy Reidenbach, Amy Streets, Caitlin (Travis) Reidenbach Tonner, Nathan Comment, Cole Comment, Kirsten Comment, Shelby Comment, Wyatt Comment and Morgan Comment; and five great-grandchildren, Kayden Streets, Libbie Stratton, Ethan Streets, Greg and Gracie Stratton.
Preceding Noble in death were an infant daughter and a sister, Joan Fuhrman.
A Prayer Service will be held at 10:15 a.m. Monday at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Jacobs Chapel in Monroeville. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church in Monroeville with Fr. Lourdino Fernandes officiating.
Interment will follow in the St. Rose Catholic Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-5 p.m. Saturday and 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A Rosary service will be held Saturday at 5 p.m., also at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are masses to the church; St. Rose Catholic School Building Fund; or Monroeville EMS.