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William A. Rozier
Rozier – William A., 84, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord on June 5, 2022 at Windber Hospice. Born on April 24, 1938 in Johnstown, son of the late McGlaughlan Jackson and Eugenia (Tatum) Rozier. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by children, Michael Brent and Cameron Keith Rozier; siblings, Curtis, Donnie, Hazel Greenlow, Gloria King, Julia Chandler, and Ethel James. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, C. Helen “Billie” (Quarles) Rozier; children, William A. Jr., Harrisburg, Hope S. (Kevin) Wiggins, Upper Marlboro, MD, and Stephon C., Johnstown; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings, Harry Lee Jackson, Atlanta, GA, Mamie Peoples, Philadelphia, and Ruth Rosenfeld, NY, NY, and several nieces and nephews. William was a 1956 graduate of East Conemaugh High School. He was a US Army National Guard Veteran serving from May 1st 1955 until he retired in 1995, serving with the 28th Military Police as the Operations Sargent Major. William retired from USPS in 1995 as the Post Master in Boswell, PA. He began as a city carrier in 1960 and was also the Post Master in Central City. William was a long-time member of Mt. Sinai Institutional Baptist Church, where he served as a Trustee and Financial Secretary for many years. He was past Grand Master of Conemaugh Valley Masonic Lodge #10. William was Worthy Patron of Conemaugh Chapter #55, Order of Eastern Star, Price Hall Affiliated. He was Lecture of the 6th District Order of the Eastern Star. William served with the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees as the local President for 21 years and also as the District Chapter of NARFE as Vice President. He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch #451 in Johnstown. Also, a member of the United Post Master and Managers Association where he enjoyed attending conventions. William was a member of the 28th Military Police Retired Association. Also, a member of the American Civil Liberties Union; NRA and AARP. He loved reading books, especially history and biographies. Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Mt. Sinai Institutional Baptist Church, with the Rev. Maurice Williams officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with military rites conducted by Menoher Post #155 VFW Ritual Team. The family is being served by the Baker Harris Funeral Chapel, 229-231 First St., Conemaugh. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.
Billie, Ski and family, my sister Christy just told me of Bill’s passing. I’m so very sorry for your loss. I remember all the fun I had as a kid playing with your children at all the BooHum picnics and the Branch get togethers. I always thought he was such a nice man. I know my Mum, Lois, enjoyed being an officer with him serving NARFE. Please know I’m holding each one of you up to the light for solace and comfort during this time of immense grief and loss.
Love to you all,
Lorrie Roth (the middle one)
Lorrie Roth Jul 25 2022 3:07 PM
A candle was lit in memory of William Rozier
Lorrie Roth Jul 25 2022 3:00 PM
Billie, how shocked we are to learn of William's passing! You know how much we enjoyed talking to you guys over the years and just last month. It is our prayers that God will take care of you and family during this time. Please know that Will is alright, for the scripture says in II Corinthians 5:8, We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the
body, and to be present with the Lord.
Spencer and Mattie Charles Jun 11 2022 8:09 AM
Please Accept my condolence and prayers for you and family at this difficult time may the peace of God bring you comfort
Margaret Hickerson Jun 9 2022 12:03 PM
Billie, I just found out today about William's passing. He was such a kind and sweet man. I am so very sorry for your loss and pray the Lord will comfort you during this time as only He can. Your long-lost cousin in Texas
Brenda Jo Davis Jun 9 2022 11:53 AM
Bill was such a gracious and kind person. I have fond memories of when his chapter sponsored the NARFE Federation convention in Johnstown. Thanks to Bill and Billie it was a marvelous event. I will miss seeing him very much. Thanks
Lee Fischbach Jun 8 2022 9:15 PM
To Our Sister in Christ and servant of God, Billie,
Cleve and I bow in humble submission to the Will of God, in the home-going of your Beloved husband, William, to you and his beloved children and family members, may God grant you comfort, peace and sweet memories to fill the empty gap. Weeping may endures for a night, but Joy will come in the morning.
Our Deepest Sympathy
Ruth and Cleve
Ruth holifield Jun 8 2022 7:53 PM
Billie and family, My deepest sympathy on the passing of Bill. He was a true patriot, a great family man, and a true friend to many of us. I was fortunate enough to be associated with him for over 20 years with DOD's ESGR; and always enjoyed our meetings and drives to Fort Indiantown Gap. He was a true Gentleman that set the standard for the rest of us.
marty kuhar Jun 8 2022 5:04 PM
You have my condolences, your husband was a gem!
Frances A. Upshaw Jun 8 2022 4:39 PM
My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr Rozier. You have my prayers and love through this difficult time.❤️🙏
Melissa Hardison Cashaw Jun 8 2022 3:40 PM