Darius "Bill" Whitley was born on July 27, 1930 in Texas and passed away December 18, 2012 in Roseville, California. Bill was the youngest of 13 children and joined the navy at a young age. He transitioned into becoming a machinist for the Navy and worked as such until an injury forced him to take a medical retirement.
Bill is preceded in death by his wife, Delores R. Whitley, and his mother, Ruth Whitley. He is survived by his sons David E. Whitley and David G. Whitley, his daughter Margie Wright, and 4 grandchildren.
A funeral service is to be held Monday, January 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Chapel of the Hills, 1331 Lincoln Way, Auburn, California, with a burial to follow at Newcastle Cemetery, 850 Taylor Road, Newcastle, California. Please sign the online guestbook at www.chapelofthehills-auburn.com