William F. (Bill) Chakiris Jr., 55, passed suddenly at his home in Warminster, PA on Friday, December 18, 2020. Bill leaves behind the love of his life, his wife Angela, his children, Devon (Nick), Joe, Savhanna, Brad and JD, his grandsons, John David and Leo, sister, Joanne Burgh (Harry) , his niece and nephews, Andrew, Marissa and Jordan, many uncles, aunts, cousins as well as his three dogs and cat, Sara-Grace, Andre, Shelby and Chewie.
He was proceeded in death by his parents William F. Chakiris and Josephine Chakiris (Sisti).
Bill was born in Syracuse, NY and while still very young his family moved to the Willow Grove area. He attended Cold Spring Elementary, Upper Moreland Junior and Senior High Schools where he always made his classmates laugh, sometimes to his parent’s dismay. He attended some college and then began his career with Comcast where he remained for more than 33 years. Bill enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Road King, thrifting, antiquing, a plethora of projects around the house always, camping with his wife and family in their travel trailer and spending time with his beloved fur babies. Bill was first and foremost a family man, always putting his family and his friends needs before his own. Although the running joke was that he might have saved his Harley first, his Silverado second and then the family and pets. He was also known for his amazing sense of humor. He always knew what to say and when to say it for the best possible reaction. His smile and laugh lit up the room; he was truly the life of any event he attended.
Bill also had a heart for the Lord and giving back. Bill was a supporter of the United Way for more than 30 years, several veteran groups, many animal rescues and anyone who needed a hand up. Bill also volunteered through the Churches he attended as well as his and Angela’s employers.
There are so many adjectives and wonderful attributes for this wonderful man; too many to list but here goes. He was the most honest, integral, loyal and all-around amazing man. His sense of humor was truly unmatched by anyone. All those who were lucky enough to meet him instantly felt a connection and friendship. He loved life and fiercely loved his family and friends. There will never be another Bill and the world is a lonelier place with a lot less joy in it with him gone. For his wife their love story was cut short too soon as was his loving and watchful eye on his kids, grandkids, sister and all of his family and friends that are left behind. To honor Bill is to keep telling his story, laughing at his antics and remembering him in all that we do. Live life to the fullest, see the joy and laugh at everything you can even when it is not appropriate; never take it too seriously.
Relatives and Friends are invited to celebrate Bill and share stories and memories of him on Saturday, January 9, 2021. Socially distanced services will be held at Fairview Village Church, 3044 W. Germantown Pike, Eagleville, PA 19403 starting at 10:30 AM with the celebration to begin at 11:00 AM. There will also be a luncheon following the celebration.
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