NEWTON FALLS - Willard Stanley Chase, 81, formerly of Garrettsville, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.
Willard was born Aug. 10, 1932, in Meadville, Pa., the son of Willard and Eliza M. Stallard Chase.
He had worked as a machinist for Kenna Metal in Solon for 31 years before retiring in 1994.
He attended the Newton Falls First Church of God.
He is survived by his stepsons, Roger Sprague of Raleigh, N.C., and Anthony Sprague of Princeton, N.C.; his stepdaughter, Theresa Savigny of Niagara Falls, Canada; and his brother-in-law, Eugene Shick of Newton Falls.
Willard was preceded in death by his wife, the former Wanda D.Pollard.
Cremation has taken place.
A graveside service for Willard will be held at noon on Friday at Hillside Cemetery in West Farmington.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, Newton Falls.