William A. Scheibl
Date of Passing:
Scheibl, William A., 95, of Barrington died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on January 14, 2023. He was the beloved husband of the late Eileen (Dwyer) Scheibl. They were married for 50 years.
Born in Newport, Rhode Island, the son of the late Maxwell C and Elizabeth M (Sheilds).
He leaves three daughters: Elizabeth St. Angelo (Donny) of Barrington, Maureen Wilson, (Paul) of Bristol, Eileen Croke (John) of Cranston and one son William (Bill) Scheibl Jr (Elizabeth) of Barrington, 13 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. He was also the father of the late Joanne Scheibl. He leaves behind many lifelong friends from Natick MA, Barrington, Newport, and the Warren Senior Center cribbage group.
He was a graduate of Rogers High School, Newport, and Wentworth Institute Boston with a degree in Engineering.
In his youth, he was active in scouting, reaching the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop 4 Newport and the rank of Explorer Ranger. He later became Scoutmaster of Troop 2 Newport.
He was employed in public works for 32 years serving as the Director in Barrington for 21 years before retiring in 1989. He was acting town manager from 1970 to 1971 and served on the Barrington planning board from 1993 to 2003.
His funeral will be held on Friday January 20, 2023 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Nayatt Road, Barrington. Calling hours are Thursday 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center 1085 N. Main Street Providence, RI, 02904 or to Stepping Out Inc ℅ The Cove Center 610 Manton Ave Providence, RI, 02909 would be deeply appreciated.