William C. Heller

William Heller William C. Heller, 91 year old World War II veteran, B-17Combat Bomb Squandron Commander out of Moresworth, England, passed away on November 16, 2011 in Las Vegas Nevada. Among WWII awards he received while serving inn the famous 303rd "Hells Angels" Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force were: The Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, 5 air medals and The French Croix de Guerre avec Etoile d'Argent. Flown as pilot since early 1936. Amassed 33,000 command pilot hours. Airline Captain for 35 years and also held superviksory positions. Heller was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1920, and was raised inn Spring City, PA He is survived by his widow, Ruth Y. Heller of Las Vegas, son, Carl Heller of Chicago, Ill and daughter, Lorelei Heller McDevitt of Austin, TX, grandson Sean Y. McDevitt of Santa Monica, CA

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Dec. 14, 2011