William A. Bender, III, 39 years of Elverson, formerly of Temple and Haverford, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 27, 2024, at his home.

He was born in Utica, New York on Sunday, April 21, 1985. William was the son of William A. Bender, Jr. and Linda W. (Walker) Bender of Central Square, NY.

William was a graduate of the LeMoyne College of DeWitt, NY. He was employed as an accountant for Morgan Truck Body of Morgantown. William enjoyed his cars that he had over his lifetime.

Surviving in addition to his parents are extended family members.

A private service will be at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pa.

For additional information and online condolences, please visit www.thelabsfh.com

Add My Condolences

Bill was one of my best friends in college. We were RAs together and had business classes together. He was a true friend, there for me my grandpa passed away, helped me pick out my wedding dress, and so many other times. I'll miss him dearly. I'm sorry for the family's loss. I still have the needlework wedding present from his mom hanging in the living room. He was kind man and his laugh was the best. My condolences.

~ Cassandra Gillan
6/9/2024 6:29:42 PM

Bill made my time at Le Moyne so happy and enjoyable. He took me to my first concert, and we used to test drive cars together regularly. His laughter, vibrancy , and positive spirit was a constant source of joy for me and all of those around him. The shine in the world is a little dimmer with this bright light extinguished. My thoughts and love are with all who loved him.

~ Christine Isom Clayton, DE
6/9/2024 6:04:52 PM

Bill was one of my closest, best friends. He made me a better person and a better friend, and I will always be grateful for all of the joy and love he shared with me. I couldn’t have asked for a better friend. I will cherish every moment and every memory. My children loved him too. Even my in laws and other friends that met him have all remarked about how happy, joyful, and amazing he was. I will miss him forever. Thank you for raising such an amazing person. He made such a positive impact on this world and touched so many lives. We miss him fiercely. We are sending you so many hugs. We hope his memory and his lasting impact are a comfort for you. Any time you want to talk about him or share a memory of him, we would absolutely love to hear it, any time. If there’s any other support we can give, we will happily do that too. I’m so glad my family and I got to spend so much time with him and be friends with him.

~ Kat
6/6/2024 11:07:23 PM

Bill was an amazing person and friend. We got to know him as a great friend to our daughter. We know there are no words that make this loss any easier. Sending strength as you and Bill find your way through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you both. Deepest sympathy, Lynn and Ed Carista

~ Lynn Carista
6/5/2024 10:32:05 PM

I had the pleasure of working with Bill over the last 7 years. Bill was a valued team player with a high level of professionalism and a commitment to excellence. You could always count on Bill to help out whenever asked. He will be greatly missed by the Morgan team! Our memories of Bill will be forever. My sincere condolences during this difficult time.

~ Bill Piercey
6/4/2024 10:38:51 AM

I'm deeply saddened by the loss of such a wonderful friend. His kindness, humor, and unwavering support brought light into my life and the lives of so many others. You will always be remembered and missed dearly.

~ Eric F Pittsburgh, PA
6/3/2024 3:15:43 PM

I worked at Morgan with Bill, but did not necessarily need to interact with Bill for work. I sought Bill out when I realized there were people around the same age that could relate to life. Bill was always quick with a joke, and we had so many conversations that were H/R inappropriate. The last one we had; we were both just about rolling with laughter. The biggest thing I would like to say about Bill is how much love he had for you, his parents. Whenever I would ask him how his weekend was, he would talk about going "home" not to his house in Morgantown but to be with his family. He talked about how he was using his parents bed at the Morgantown house as a closet for clothes, but that his mother was doing the same thing to his bedroom. He also recently talked about how he got in the car and drove for a couple hours chatting to his mom the whole time and didn't even realize how long it had been or how far he had driven. His family was always with him, and he knew he was loved. Kym Langham

~ Kym Langham
6/3/2024 11:00:11 AM

Some of my most cherished memories at Le Moyne included Bill and our adventures with the rest of our friend group. Sending love to his family and friends. May his memory be a blessing.

~ Kim
6/1/2024 7:17:43 PM

Bill and Linda, I’m so sorry to hear of William’s passing. You have my deepest condolences. Praying that God will comfort you and hold you in His tender love as you navigate through this. May your memories of better times bring smiles as you think of your son. With sympathy, Nichole Allen

~ Nichole Allen Auburn, NY
6/1/2024 1:36:26 PM

Although I only had the pleasure of speaking with Bill a few times at the Club, I remember his laugh, his smile, his sense of humor and that he was respectful, polite, and helpful - all reflections of his wonderful parents. With deepest sympathies.

~ Phil Prugger
6/1/2024 12:12:12 PM

I know that there are no words to lessen the pain of losing your son. But in the weeks and months to come I hope scrolling through these heartfelt messages remind you of how much you are loved and supported. I only spent a short while with him at the Honor Flight event ( one of so many things you both do for others), but he was such an engaging man. Let us all support and hold you up in the months to come. Sending prayers of comfort to you both.

~ Christine Yaro
6/1/2024 6:42:06 AM

Linda and Bill, I really don't have the proper words to express my sorrow that I felt for you guys when I heard about Billy. You two do so much for others, you don't deserve such a loss. Please accept my deepest sympathies. Gail and I will pray for him and we pray that you two can somehow get over this loss someday. Clay Holland

~ Clay Holland Clay, NY
5/31/2024 4:32:13 PM

Linda & Bill we are so sorry for your loss.

~ Chris & Nicole Brown
5/31/2024 1:12:59 PM

Dear Linda and Bill, I am heartbroken over your loss. On the handful of times I met and spoke with Billy, I found him to be very outgoing, and I easily recognized where he got his great sense of humor and kindness from. Although not a member of the SPC, when he visited with you, he always pitched in to help as if he were a member. He was truly a gentleman. His smile, his jokes, and his laughter will always be remembered. I will keep Billy and you both in my prayers. Matt

~ Matt Withers Manlius, NY
5/31/2024 10:24:09 AM

Please know that Bill's spirit will live on in the lives he touched. His wonderful sense of humor, his genuinely kind heart, and his selflessness are just a snapshot of the Bill that I had the pleasure of working with. I'm sending wishes of comfort and peace to you during this difficult time.

~ Cindy Heminitz
5/31/2024 9:22:34 AM

I am so very sorry for your great loss, Linda and Bill. You are in my prayers.

~ Anna Vogel
5/31/2024 9:05:22 AM

Please accept our deepest condolences Bill and Mom.

~ Eric Stephens
5/31/2024 8:29:42 AM

I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Bill regularly and deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Bill was always kind and had a great sense of humor for his coworkers. Bill will be remembered and missed so much.

~ Jason Chung
5/30/2024 5:48:26 PM

I had the honor of working with Bill at Morgan and he was always a bright light in the office. If I was ever having a bad day, I could depend on Bill to brighten it with a funny story. He truly knew how to give to everyone else selflessly. He will be greatly missed. My prayers and thoughts are with his family during this time.

~ Alanna Oese
5/30/2024 2:39:47 PM

My condolences to Bill's family and I am very sorry for your loss. Bill was a wonderful person and was a bright spot in the lives of everyone who knew him. It was a pleasure working with him at Morgan and he will be deeply missed.

~ Greg Radanovic
5/30/2024 11:13:38 AM

My heartfelt prayers are with you and your family. Bill was a light in everyone’s day and a joy to be around. May all the wonderful memories with Bill bring you comfort during this difficult time.

~ Molly Gingerich
5/30/2024 9:07:07 AM

I am truly sorry for your loss; I had the pleasure of spending a few hours with Bill a few weeks ago when he was here in Florida. Bill was always helpful and a great person to work with in my 3 years here at Morgan.

~ Dan Brenenborg Dover, FL
5/29/2024 6:53:15 PM

I am so sorry for your loss and pray for your comfort during this time. William always carried a smile and took whatever time was required to coach and mentor others without an accounting and finance background. He always made time to serve others. I personally enjoyed my time with him and will miss his smile and laughter. May each of you find strength knowing he made a difference in the workplace. The world needs more like him.

~ Montie Watson
5/29/2024 5:28:15 PM

My deepest sympathies to Bill's family. He spoke of his parents often. Bill was a special, caring person who was great at his job, always willing to help, and always had something funny to say that would make you smile. He will be greatly missed.

~ Craig Gerhart
5/29/2024 5:04:54 PM

My heartfelt condolences are with all of you. I had the pleasure to sit adjacent to Bill on my first day at Morgan. He was one of the first people to welcome me and give me the roadmap of the office. I quickly knew that Bill was a great soul and someone I could confide in. Bill was always there to listen to me vent or share some laughs. I will miss deeply our daily conversations that really never had a starting point or ending. I know this is a very difficult time but I want you to know that he was a very caring person and he brought much joy into the office and into my daily life. Rest in peace. You will be remembered and missed.

~ Tom Hannah
5/29/2024 4:29:53 PM

My thoughts and prayers go out to Bill's family. Bill's smile and personality will be personally missed by me and I am sure all of his other friends, family and colleagues! The world surely has lost one of the most special people and I can only hope that he is in a much better place! Miss you always Bill!!!

~ Melanie Hipszer
5/29/2024 3:59:11 PM

My deepest condolences to you and your family. I joined Morgan 2 years ago and quickly hit it off with William. I also grew up in Syracuse, NY, and we had multiple conversations reminiscing about our old stomping grounds. He was extremely knowledgeable about accounting and finance, but always went out of his way to be helpful. The ideal teammate and a great person. He will be missed. Again, my deepest sympathies.

~ Don Van Harken
5/29/2024 3:12:26 PM

My deepest condolences. I only met Bill in person once but interacted with him routinely. He was great person, always willing to help.

~ James Redding
5/29/2024 3:08:10 PM

William was a great co-worker. He could always make you smile and laugh whenever you talked to him. He will be missed.

~ Jill Norman Janesville, WI
5/29/2024 3:07:10 PM

I am so very sorry for your loss. Bill was such a wonderful and caring person, I miss him so very much. He was always ready to lend a hand to anyone in need. All that wander are not lost! Love you Bill

~ Heather Calcagno-Yeakley Mohrsville, PA
5/29/2024 3:01:17 PM

Add My Condolences