William David Splivalo "Bill", 75, of Paradise passed away peacefully in his home on December 11, 2012. Bill was born on September 17, 1937 in San Francisco. He moved to Paradise in 1970. He served in the Butte County Sheriff's Department as constable, deputy, bailiff, and correctional officer until his retirement in 1994. He continued to stay active in the community serving on the Paradise Recreation Board of Directors. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia, four children, one sister, eight grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. He was well known and appreciated by others for his kindness, compassion, and willingness to help others.
A memorial service, including a potluck, will be held at the Paradise Veterans Hall Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at 12 p.m.