Bill G. Isaman Jr.

Born: Thu., May 28, 1931
Died: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home

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Eldred- Bill Isaman, 87, of Smith Rd., Passed away on Sunday (January 20th, 2019) at the Bradford Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness.
Born May 28th, 1931 in Olean he was a son of William G. and Bina Brown Isaman Sr.  On February 24th, 1951 he married Carol R. Holmes, who preceded him in death on June 28th, 2016.
Mr. Isaman was a graduate of Olean High School.  He had served in the Army National Guard where he achieved the rank of Sergeant.
Bill, along with his wife Carol, had lived in Savona, NY from 1955 until 1962, at which time they moved to the Eldred area and Isaman’s Grocery, which they owned and operated from 1962 until 1967.  Together they then operated the Meadville Odd fellow’s Children’s Home from 1967 to 1969.  They then returned to Eldred a final time and started Southern Tier Inventory, which they and their family owned and operated for over thirty-five years.  During this time he was also employed by Pennzoil in Bradford for twenty-three years until his retirement.  
Mr. Isaman was a member of the Overcomer’s Church of Faith in Aiken. He was an avid fan of dirt-track racing and enjoyed travelling to attend them.  He loved his grandchildren, and loved to watch his grandson Nathan race.
Surviving are five children, Donald (Debra) Isaman of Mooresville, NC, Carrie (Harry) Rounsville of Smethport, Charles (Molly) Isaman of Bradford, Melissa (Scott) Campbell of Havlock, NC and Jodi (Donald) Zamberlan of Bradford; Eight grandchildren; Cassey (Cory) Hartzell, Jessie (Mike) Wood, Lynn Catalano, Jeremy (Michelle) Isaman, Jamie (Jessica) Isaman, Amber (Billy) Romp, Ashley Pearce and Christopher (Gail) Galloway; as well as ten additional grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Keith (Ginger) Isaman of Oklahoma and Paul Isaman of Olean; and a sister, Susan Isaman of Bradford.
In addition to his wife of sixty-five years, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Isaman; and four sisters, Etta Firkle, Kate Blackman, Donna Mallory and June Maine.
Friends may call on Wednesday (January 23rd, 2019) from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am with the Rev. Frank Hill officiating.  Burial will follow in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Overcomer’s Church of Faith in Aiken.

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