William J. "Bill" Simon, 84, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Bill was born Sept. 21, 1929. He graduated from Fanwood High School in New Jersey in 1947. Bill served in the Air Force for six years. At age 55, he retired from General Motors
. He was a "Per" of Elks Lodge
#124. Bill never met a stranger and will be greatly missed. Survivors: Wife of 63 years, Bobbie; daughter, Donna Kempf and her husband, Joe; grandsons, Cliff Thacker, and Shane Thacker and his wife, Chyrese; and great-grandchildren, Lanny, Lauren, Leah, Lucas and Lilly.