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March 4, 2022 - 8:58am

William L. "Wild Bill" Herrington

posted by Joshua Smith.

William L. "Wild Bill" Herrington, 83, of Byron, passed away on February 20, 2022 at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Batavia.

William was born September 8, 1938 in Portville, a son of the late Edward and Auta (Cline) Herrington.

After his retirement, he enjoyed gold panning.  William loved John Deere tractors.

Surviving are three step-children, Ellen Boyce, Douglas Coveny and Charles Coveny; a marriage to Doris Bater that ended in divorce; brother, Robert Herrington; a sister, Shirley Nelson and nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his brother, Burton Herrington.

William's Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 at the Byron Hotel, 6874 Route 237 in Byron.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html.

Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements for William were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen, (585) 494-1210.

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