William “Bill” John Gessner, Sr., age 68 of White Pine, TN, died Monday, March 18, 2019. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 12, 1949 to the late Dorothy Foy Gessner and John Elmer Gessner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, William John Gessner, Jr., a grandson, Andrew Scott Lutz, and his late wife; Cheryl “Alice” Gessner. He is survived by his wife; Deborah McGee Gessner of White Pine: son; Nathan Webb Gessner of Jefferson Co., TN: daughter; Chandra Louise (Alvin) Lutz of Riner: grandchildren; Tiffany Lutz of Riner and Lorrie Grubb of Christiansburg. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Seagle Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery. Visiting will be receiving friends Thursday evening at Seagles from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Flowers will be appreciated, but for those who wish, may make memorial contributions to Mt. Zion Church of God 515 Harrison Ferry Road White Pine, TN 37890. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.