Born Nov. 1, 1945 in Ravenna, he was the son of Claude and Virginia (Cox) Steigerwalt. He had lived in Rootstown for 25 years.
Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a treatment plant operator for the Ohio Department of Transportation, District 4, until he retired.
He was a member of Unity Masonic Lodge No. 12 in Ravenna.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda; son, William Jr. of Kent; father, Claude of Ravenna; and sister, Patty Freid of Cincinnati.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 9 tonight at Shorts Funeral Home, Ravenna Chapel, where services will be held 1 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in West Cemetery in Palmyra.
Memorials may be made to the Steigerwalt Trust Fund in care of Attorney Maria Schimer, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, P.O. Box 95, Rootstown, 44272.