William Starcher, age 83, of Lexington, Kentucky, departed this life on Nov. 1, 2016. He was born May 21, 1933, in Roane County, WV, to the late William and Alta Starcher. He and his wife, Karen, married and resided in Munich, Germany, where he served as a Captain and pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Bill was a graduate of Marshall Univ. in Huntington, WV, and earned a BS degree in engineering. He retired from East Kentucky Power in Winchester, Kentucky, where in his last position he served as VP of Admin. Services. Bill was a follower of Christ and member of Southern Hills United Methodist Church in Lexington, KY. Bill took great pride in his children and grandchildren. He was an exceptional husband, father, grandfather, father-in-law, uncle, and brother to his beloved family. Bill treasured spending time with family and in particular enjoyed their annual beach trips to South Carolina. He is survived by his wife, Karen Starcher; three sons, Jeff (Edie) Starcher of Versailles, KY, Scott (Nancy) Starcher of Charlotte, NC, and Doug (Nancy) Starcher of Atlanta, GA; five grandchildren, William Starcher, Oksana Starcher, Andrew Starcher, Allison Starcher and Katherine Starcher; a sister, June Burns of Stollings, WV; a brother, Leslie Buell Starcher of Ripley, WV. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Willa Boothe. The family thanks Dr. Terrance Furlow and Charmaine Pfister, APRN, for the medical care provided. Services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 5at Kerr Brother's Funeral Home on Harrodsburg Road in Lexington with Dr. William Moore officiating. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. The family request expressions of sympathy to be made to the Southern Hills United Methodist Church in lieu of flowers.