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William H. Utz, Jr.

November 13, 1965 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 58) 58 Years Old
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William Utz, Jr. Obituary

William H. Utz, Jr., 58 of Hanover, PA, entered God's eternal care, Sunday, January 14, 2024, at his home with his loving family by his side.

Born November 13, 1965, in Westminster, MD, he was the son of the late William H. and Lynda E. (Langkam) Utz.  William was the loving husband of Kelly S. (Krebs) Utz with whom he shared 35 years of marriage.

William was a member of St. David’s United Church of Christ, Hanover, PA.  He was a member of the Hanover Republican Club and the Hanover Moose. 

William graduated from South Western High School in 1983 and was a carpenter.  He worked for Utz Builders from 1983 to 2004.  From 2004 to the present, he worked for himself.

William enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, driving his tractor, gardening, taking care of his animals, being at his cabin, and spending time with his family and friends at the farm.

In addition to his loving wife Kelly, William is survived by his children, Kandi Utz and fiancée Rich Brown, William “Billy” H. Utz, III and wife Megan, and Montana (Utz) Poust and husband Nolan, one grandson, Parker J. Weatherly, 2 grandchildren on the way, two brothers, Robert L. Utz and wife Susan, and Russell L. Utz, his father-in-law, Nevin Krebs, one brother-in-law, Mike Krebs and wife Sue, one nephew, R. J. Utz, and two nieces, Kendra Krebs and Korinn Krebs.

A memorial service to celebrate and remember William’s life will be held 3:00 PM, Friday, January 19, 2024, at St. David’s United Church of Christ, 142 Hobart Road, Hanover, PA, with the Rev. Scott A. Sager officiating.  Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.  The family will receive friends from 2-3 PM, Friday, January 19, 2024, at the church.  The service will be livestreamed at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in William’s name to St. David’s United Church of Christ, 142 Hobart Road, Hanover, PA 17331.

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January 19, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
St. David's (Sherman) United Church of Christ
142 Hobart Road
Hanover, PA 17331

Memorial Service
January 19, 2024

3:00 PM
St. David's (Sherman) United Church of Christ
142 Hobart Road
Hanover, PA 17331

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