Bill was born Aug. 21, 1942 in Oak Creek, Colorado and passed away on April 4, 2013 in Fair Oaks, CA He graduated from Marysville High School and attended C.S.U.S. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era, then worked at the Sacramento Bee in the pressroom for over 35 years, the last years as Night Manager.
Bill leaves his loving wife of 47 years, Nancy, and children: Jill Gromm (Daniel), William (Mahlon), David (Tina) and five grandchildren: William, Matthew, Emily, Trenton and Megan; brother: Gary (Barbara); sister: Pamela Speck (Joe) and unofficially adopted daughters: LaDonna Ray and Jody Corson.
A memorial service with military honors will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, April 12, at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento.
In lieu of flowers, you may donate to the Youth Ministries of Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church in Bill's memory: F.O.P.C. 11427 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628.
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Published in Appeal Democrat from Apr. 9 to Apr. 11, 2013