William W. Lorenz, 88, of Canton passed away on February 5, 2018. William was born in Dover, Ohio on January 22, 1930 to the late Warren and Helen Lorenz. He served in the US Army during Korea receiving an honorable discharge. Bill was employed by the Timken Company for nearly 20 years, and later employed as maintenance supervisor for McDonald's. He was a member of the New Philadelphia VFW 1445. Preceded in death by his siblings Jimmy Lorenz, Ken Lorenz, Bob Lorenz, Linda Huff, Mary Galanga, Tom Lorenz and Charles Lorenz. He is survived by sons Jeffrey (Teresa) Lorenz and Joseph (Karen) Lorenz; grandchildren Jordan, Kaylie and Jessica; great grandchildren Braylen, Jenna and Aubrey; sisters Donna (Robert) Affolter, Peggy Swaldo, Patty Cole and brother-in-law Jim Huff. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday February 17, 2018 at Calvary Cemetery in New Philadelphia. A family luncheon will follow service at Sacred Heart St. Ambrose Hall at 139 3rd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Philadelphia.