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William Franklin Ailiff, 90, of Woodsfield, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at Stellar Care Center, Woodsfield.

He was born Sept. 20, 1931, in Kenova, West Virginia, the son of the late Clarence Ailiff and Nezbeth Altice Ailiff.

He was owner and founder of the Ailiff Company in Garrettsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Maralyn Elaine Ailiff; his brother, Sargent Major Donald W. Ailiff; sister, Nancy Pritchard; and great-grandson, Nicholas Christopher.

He is survived by his daughter, Kathy (Tim) Christopher, of Albion, Indiana; sons, Donald James Ailiff, of Woodsfield, and Mike (Kristie) Ailiff, of Woodsfield; six grandsons, Justin (Kelli) Christopher, of Diamond, Joe Christopher, of Plainfield, Illinois, Jim Christopher, of Albion, Indiana, Josh (Niki) Ailiff, of Shaker Heights, Casey (Amanda) Ailiff, of Mantua, and Michael Ailiff of Akron; three step-grandchildren, Trinity, Olivia, and Erit; and nine great-grandchildren, Josh, Meghan, Bryce, Noah, Molly, Anna, Summer, Ally and Gavin.

There will be no visitation. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Cameron Cemetery, Cameron.

Arrangements were provided by Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield.