William Joseph Viars

May 7, 1948 - July 7, 2021

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William "Bill" Joseph Viars, 73, of Covington, KY passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. He was a retired Railroad Engineer with CSX and Local Union President. Bill was a graduate of Thomas More University, a Newport High School Athletic Hall of Famer and a Regional Council Member of Northern Kentucky A.A.. He was preceded in death by his son: Keith William Viars; sister: Mary Viars and grandson: Keifer Lee Viars. Bill is survived by his daughters: Kelly Viars and Heather (Corey Slais) Viars; brother: Charlie Viars; and he was "Beloved Papa Bill" to 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Visitation will take place on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015 from 4:00 PM until the Memorial Service at 6:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to any local A.A. Chapter. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com


Carol A Reis - Jul 12, 2021
I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Billy, he was a wonderful friend at NHS and throughout the years My thoughts and prayers ane with the family. Rest in peace dear Billy.
May Moore - Jul 9, 2021
To the Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Billy was married to my childhood friend Sandy at one time. I hope Billy see’s his friend George my Husband and they can reminisce. May
Bill Westerkamp - Jul 8, 2021
Bill was so much to me and to so many others. He was my running buddy to meetings and we talked almost every day. Bill will be missed but never forgotten. He was such a sweet man.
Bonnie Hoepker - Jul 8, 2021
My very deepest condolences to Bill’s family. He was a precious man. He helped so many people in recovery. I’ll never forget our karaoke nights and his singing.

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