William Samuel Balthrop

William Samuel Balthrop, age 77 of Chapmansboro, Tennessee, died Friday, October 9, 2020 at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield. 


Funeral services will be held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 11 o’ clock am on Monday, October 12th, with Bro. Billy Ellis officiating. Burial will follow at Heads Cemetery in Cedar Hill with family serving as pallbearers. 


The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1PM until 5PM on Sunday, October 11th, and again on Monday from 9:00AM until the hour of service at 11:00AM. 


Mr. Balthrop was born on February 27, 1943, in Chapmansboro, Tennessee to the late R.W. and Lottie M. Black Balthrop. He was retired after 30 years from A.O Smith. He loved working and being on the farm, but his greatest love was going to auctions to find a great deal. William was a member of Head’s Free Will Baptist Church. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Charles Balthrop; nephew, Jeff Balthrop; and niece, Fawn Watts Ellis. 


He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Bonnie Balthrop; sons, Greg Balthrop, Ron (Helen) Balthrop; sisters, Judy (Loel) Watts, Sue (Johnny) Palmore; and grandchildren, Caroline and Olivia Balthrop. 


AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433 www.austinandbell.com

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