William Springfield

Springfield, William Boyce William "Bill" Springfield, 82, of Flower Mound, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Bill was born January 17, 1930 in Corsicana to Aaron and Pyrle Springfield. He honorably served our country for eleven years with the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. Bill was wounded in action as a Forward Observer and received a Purple Heart, a Silver Star and achieved the rank of Captain. Bill married Patricia Marsden on November 3, 1973 in Maple Shade, NJ and would have celebrated their thirty-ninth anniversary. Bill is survived by his wife, Patricia of Flower Mound; son, William B. Springfield, Jr. of Garner, North Carolina; daughter, Kimberly Springfield of North Carolina and two grandsons, as well as many other relatives and friends. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery at 3:00 PM. Mulkey Mason Funeral Home; (972) 436-4581.

Published in Dallas Morning News on Oct. 28, 2012