William J. Hysell, 81, of Riverhead died Aug. 27 at Stony Brook University Hospital.
The son of Roy and Blanche Hysell, he was born Aug. 29, 1935, in Huntington, W.V.
In 1957, he married Jennie Nesbitt in Riverhead.
Mr. Hysell worked as head custodian for the Hampton Bays School District.
Family members said he enjoyed baseball, spending time with his grandchildren and loved his dog, Jasmine.
Mr. Hysell is survived by his wife, Jennie, of Riverhead; his children, William, of Florida, and Sherri Hysell (Doug Love), Tammy Gedz and April Casserly, all of Riverhead; grandchildren, Ian, Jared, Nicholas and Rebecca and siblings Rodger, Violet McClaren, Carolyn Kelley and Betty Bunch, all of Virginia and Patti Lake of Ohio.
The family will receive visitors Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.