William H. Lemmon III, age 77, of Sloans Valley, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017, peacefully at his home.

He was born on August 22, 1939 in Brockway, PA to the late William H. Jr and Laura McLaughlin Lemmon.

William was a Vietnam Veteran who retired from the United States Air Force where he proudly served his country for twenty years.

He is survived by one daughter, Laura Lisa Lemmon, of Sloans Valley; three sons, William H. Lemmon IV (Melissa), of Tateville, James Mark Lemmon, of Sloans Valley, and Christopher L. Lemmon (Charlene) of Sloans Valley; three grandchildren, Shelby DeAnn, of Tateville, William H, Lemmon V, of Tateville and Cory Lemmon, of Sloans Valley; one great-grandchild, Allison Olivia Carrender. He is also survived by one Grand-dog, Artie Lemmon, of Sloans Valley; four sisters, Marilyn Woods (Bob), of Brockway, PA, Kathy Schroll (Roger), of York, PA, Marna Lemmon, of Sherman Oaks, CA, and Louise Lemmon, of Washington, D.C.; one brother, Tom Lemmon (Deanie), of Brockway, PA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Della E. Lemmon, whom he married on September 8, 1964 in Somerset; his sister, Beverly King Daulton.

Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. at Mill Springs National Cemetery with Bro. Grant Hardwick officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.

In lieu flowers the family requests that loved ones and friends make donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Dr. Somerset, KY 42503.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.