William Louis French was born on September 10, 1944 in Columbus, Ohio to Albert French and Mary (Martin) French. He was the six child of seven children. William was affectionately known as "Frenchy".
He was a graduate of Columbus City Schools. He attended Trinity Baptist Church and received the Lord as he personal Savior. He retired after 42 years of faithful service as a Research Technician at Battelle Memorial Institute. He enjoyed walking, socializing with friends and family.
William is preceded in death by father, Albert French; mother, Mary French; sibling, Donald French, JoAnn Ward and Rosetta Smith.
He is survived by daughters, Juanita Montgomery, Celeste French and son, William French II; brothers, Albert French Jr, Anthony French; sister, Anita Bell other relatives and loving friends.
William's memory will forever be cherished in the hearts of those who were privileged to know him.