Mr. William Charles Hohensee
William Charles Hohensee, 79, husband of Nancy Jean Poppenberg Hohensee, died July 29, 2022.
Born March 14, 1943 in Kenmore, NY, he was the son of the late Walter Charles and Dorothea McCarthy Hohensee.
He was a graduate of Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, and served 27 years in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Mr. Hohensee was an accountant for B.L. Raddens.
William was an accomplished bowler having scored Ten "300" games and Two "800" series.
He attended 56 consecutive USBC National Tournaments starting in 1963.
In 1975 Bill set the USBC Tournamet record for consecutive 200 games with 17, a record that stood for 16 years.
In Buffalo, NY Bill’s team won the City Championship in 1961 and 1962 as well as the New York state team and doubles Championship in 1975.
In Lexington he won The Bradley tournament, the LABA high average award and the all events scratch division in the Blue Grass State games.
He was a lifetime member of the LABA, the YABA association and a certified coach who was instrumental in starting the Lexington High School bowling program.
He was inducted in the Lexington Area Bowling Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Kentucky State Hall of Fame in 2012 for both his bowling accomplishments and his contributions to youth bowling.
Survivors include three sons, Jeffrey Lawrence Hohensee, Overland Park, KS, Kenneth Macey (Tomico) Hohensee and Randy Charles (Stefanie) Hohensee, of Lexington, KY; three grandchildren, Derian Koszenski, Savannah Macey, and Mason Alexander; sister-in-law, Pamela (Jim) Baker, Bradenton, FL; and brother-in-law, Richard Poppenberg, Woodland Hills, CA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Macey Poppenberg.
Visitation will be 4-8pm Sunday, August 7th at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. A private family graveside service will take place at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Bluegrass Hospice Care, 1733 Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington, KY 40504.