Bill Mauller

Willard Lance “Bill” Mauller Jr., 68, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

Bill was born Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1945, in Elkins, a son of the late Willard Lance Mauller Sr. and Ruby Frances Louk.

Bill is survived by three children, Josef Hans Mauller and wife, Jennifer, of Virginia, Tania Kelly and husband, Greg, of Minnesota, and Davin Mauller and wife, Katherine, of Virginia; one brother, Mike Mauller and companion, Jeanette Scott, of Valley Bend; and five grandchildren, Dylan Mauller, Owen Mauller, Michaela Mauller, Zambarano Kelly and Ava Kelly.

He was preceded in death in 2004 by his long time companion, Grace Blake.

Bill was a graduate of Elkins High School and had served with the United States Army. He had received his master’s degree and was a long time assistant principal at Elkins Middle School. A big fan of history, Bill enjoyed reading and watching movies that dealt with World War II. He attended Valley Bend United Methodist Church.

Bill’s request for cremation was honored. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Willard Lance “Bill” Mauller Jr. Send online condolences to the family at