William B. Gage, 70, of Hannibal, passed away on Saturday, June 10 at Oswego Hospital. He was born on June 1, 1947, in Fulton, a son to the late Charles and Helen L. Shoults Gage. Will retired from Armstrong Industries in 1995. After his retirement he continued his work with farming and Gage’s Garage. He enjoyed collecting tractors, his cows, farming but above all he enjoyed his family. Will was predeceased by his twin brother, Charles Gage in 2015.
He will be greatly missed and forever loved by his four children, Will Gage, Robert (Amy LaBeef) Gage, Kelly Gage-Battist and Chris (Lisa) Gage all of Hannibal; 11 grandchildren, Kathi, Justin, Monica, Mitch, Ashley, Lexi, Douglas, Tyler, Courtney, Alyssa and Owen; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Florence “Pean” Parkhurst of Oswego; mother of his children, Joan Pulis of Hannibal; significant other of many years, Mary Cunningham; several nieces and nephews as well as a father figure to many.
A celebration of Will’s life will be held on Friday, June 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. at his house, 849 County Route 85, Oswego, NY 13126.
Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal, has care of the arrangements.