William P. Donnelly

June 21, 1933 - January 28, 2019

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William "Bill" P. Donnelly, 85, of Fort Thomas, KY, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, the founder and President of Ohio Motors, Inc., a former member of Epworth United Methodist Church. Bill enjoyed boating, fishing, golf, bird watching and he was a philanthropist. He was preceded in death by his former wife: Christine Donnelly; sister: Frances True and brother: James "Chick" Donnelly. Bill is survived by his former wife: Eloise Donnelly; daughter: Marla (James) Krekeler; sons: Greg (Mary Jo) Donnelly and Mark (Lisa) Donnelly; grandchildren: Alina Donnelly, David (Tatiana) Donnelly, Tiffany Donnelly, Ryan Krekeler and Bradley Krekeler; great-grandchildren: Mackenzie, Mia, Grayson and Finn Krekeler; and step-grandchildren: Andy (Danielle) Huenefeld and Brady (Alison) Huenefeld. A visitation will be held at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015, on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 12 PM (noon). Interment and a honor guard service: St. Mary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105. For online condolences, please visit Facebook or www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com.


Timothy DeMatco - Feb 1, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss,Greg.Hope you are doing well.God Bless you and your family .
Rick Roberts Sr. - Feb 1, 2019
Bill was a good Man, He helped me in many ways, He taught me a lot of things in life and for that I’m thankful. I’m been working for Ohio Motors for 24 years and they “ Bill, Greg and Mark” treated me like family. Bill treated me like his own, He was like a father to me, I loved him like he was my father, He’s going to be missed. Thank you Bill Donnelly For everything you’ve done for me and my family. Love Rick Roberts
James - Jan 31, 2019
My dad Jim Stull and I are very sorry for your lost Greg you and your family are in our prayers
Rick Reynolds - Jan 29, 2019
Bill Donnelly was one of the finest men I have known. I am so sorry for the loss of this gentleman. May he rest in God's hands.

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