William “Bill” Byndas

Born: 02/12/1958 Passed:

William “Bill” Byndas, age 62, passed away late night on Sunday, September 20, 2020 after a valiant fight against kidney disease and other ailments.  Born on February 12, 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late William and Mary (Demchak) Byndas. Bill was a member of the graduating class of 1975 at Lincoln-West High School. He went on to graduate from Cleveland State University with a Bachelors of Science in Marketing, and was a card-carrying member of MENSA.

Bill worked a variety of positions including retail, warehouse worker, groundskeeper and even your friendly Shell gas station attendant. He was willing to do whatever was needed to support his family. A die-hard Clevelander, Billy loved to cheer on every sports team. He was also a firm lover of music and enjoyed going to live shows across Northeast Ohio, capturing dozens of events on film, even developing it himself in his home dark room.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his dear children: Michelle (Rockford, IL),  Jacob (Rockford, IL), Elizabeth Greifenstein (Yuma, AZ), and by his cherished grand-daughter, Leia Greifenstein.

Graveside service for William will be held on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Theodosius Cemetery In Brooklyn, Ohio where he will be laid to rest next to his parents in their family plot. Father John Zdisk officiating.


7 Tributes to William “Bill” Byndas

  1. Ruben Rodriguez says:

    On behalf of myself and the Class of 1975 we wish you eternal peace. Our condolences are with the entire family.

    • Kevin Maloney says:

      I was fortunate to work with Bill several years ago at Forest City. My condolences to the Byndas family on the loss of this good man.

  2. John Greifenstein says:

    Eternal Memory
    I will cherish his dry sense of humor his love of music and especially his devotion to his children. He was always grateful for time spent with others, his 60th birthday was special with his family surrounding him. God bless.

  3. Michael Demchak says:

    I extend my deepest sympathies to the family. May the soul of your father be at peace with our Heavenly Father.

  4. Lorelei Greifenstein says:

    Billy was a good, thoughtful man without an unkind word for anyone and his gentle nature and sense of humor will be greatly missed. I wish his family peace and comfort.

  5. Karen Tkacz says:

    My deepest sympathies to the family. I remember Bill not only from school, but also from church and the neighborhood. He was easy going and engaged in school activities. He helped make our senior year fun, cherished, and unforgettable.
    May his memory be eternal.

    • Jason Bienia, DDS says:

      Billy, I’ll see you on the other side and there will be time for celebrating and and being with family. I’m so sorry you have gone home early cousin. All my love.

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