Bill Luff passed away with courage and grace on Saturday, April 20th at the age of 74. Born in Santa Rosa, CA to Elvis and Sadie Luff on July 24th 1938. Bill was a graduate of Petaluma High School , after which he joined the United States Air Force where he was stationed in Japan. He returned home to Petaluma where he met and married the love of his life of 52 years, Kay. Devoted father of Tammy (Luff) McNeany, Randy Luff and father-in-law of Bill McNeany. Loving grandfather of Christopher Luff, Andrew Cameron and Danny Luff. Bill had his own auto body shop in Petaluma for ten years where he enjoyed restoring old cars. In 1982 Bill and Kay moved to Kelseyville, Ca. It was there Bill started the best job of his life. He worked for Homestake Gold Mine. Bill retired in 2000 and he and Kay moved to Windsor, Ca. After retiring Bill and Kay joined two motor home clubs, The Rebounders and the Gold Country Roos and traveled extensively throughout California and the United States in their motor home. He and Kay loved traveling and spending time with their family. He also enjoyed fishing, going to classic car shows and being with his grandsons. Bill had knowledge in many areas of life. He had the mindset that there was nothing he couldn't fix or build himself. Bill will be "forever in our hearts." Family and friends are invited to join in a celebration of Bill's life on Friday, April 26th at 10:00 a.m. at the DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES, 1225 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa. In lieu of flowers Bill would have appreciated donations to: The
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Published in the Press Democrat from Apr. 23 to Apr. 26, 2013