William Don Bivens, of Ramona, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2012, at the age of 76. He was born November 29, 1935, in Selman City, Texas.
Don was in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as a young man. He was in the telecommunications industry working for Pacific Bell, Harris Corporation and Valcom.
Don particularly enjoyed photography. His specialty was flowers, landscapes and family.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Myrl; sons, Willlam (Jennifer) and Jeffrey (Carla); stepchildren, Dawn (David) Hoshor, Dale (Aimee) Grabau, Diane (Tim). David and Denise (Jay); eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. His first wife, Delores, and brother, Bobby, preceded him in death, as well as his parents, William Lee and Marion Bivens.
Don had a great love of Jesus Christ and was eager to talk about him when the opportunity arose.
Services will be held September 22, 2012, at 10am at Calvary Chapel, Ramona.