William C. "Bill" Putman, 78, of Canton, passed away, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the Loft in Canton.
He was born on July 26, 1943, in Canton, to Leonard Putman and Vivian (Sexton) Johnson. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, his stepfather who raised him, Steven Johnson, one step son Ken (Brenda) Allen Black, and two brothers, Lyle and Gene Putman.
Bill is survived by his wife, Rosalie (Lindstrom), whom he married on March 21, 1981.
Also surviving are three children, Stephen Putman, Mike Putman, Debbie Price, four stepchildren, Melanie (Criag) Mitchell, Randy Black, Denise (Gary) White, and Terry (Becky) Black, one brother, Jim (the late Ann) Putman many grandchildren, several great grandchildren and a few great great grandchildren.
Bill also had two half-sisters, Sue and Pat.
Bill retired from FCRC in Canton in 2009. He was a active member of the Canton Assembly of God church, and he was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Bill enjoyed reading true history books. In past years he enjoyed fishing, He liked playing his Nintendo Wii, and will be remembered for his sense of humor and always having a joke to tell.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 20, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton, where visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the Assembly of God Church.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
"We are ever so sad to hear of us losing Bill. However, the knowledge that he is with Jesus is comforting. You are certainly missed by anybody who was fortunate to meet you.
I can hardly think of Bill that I don\'t remember his great sense of humor.
One year at the Lewistown Assembly of God we held a New Years Eve Talent Show. Yes, Bill\'s talent was his humor. He appeared as \'Baby New Year.
He was complete with a king size baby bottle and diaper. \'
Oh yes, you are missed here and heaven will never the same.
Love and prayers for Rosie and family."
"My deepest condolences and prayers to the family. May Gods loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very difficult time of mourning. Matthew 5:4 "
"Our thoughts & prayer are with the family ......."
"Bill was a awesome person with a good heart sorry for your loss"
"Rosey (and family) Joyce Putt and I are saddened to hear of Bill\'s passing. He was a wonderful guy and will be missed. We hope that you are doing alright and will take comfort in knowing that he is with our father the lord and happy at rest and peace. He suffers no more. He has fulfilled his time here and was called home as our father needed him. He will always be watching over you and your family. May our Lord\'s embrace and comfort you and your family during this difficult time. We will keep you in our thought\'s and prayers.
Joyce & Mary Putt"
"Bill has entered his great reward, Heaven. Thank you Jesus."