Billy Gilbert Angeroth
Virginia Beach - Billy G. Angeroth, 93, passed away on Dec. 20, 2012.
Mr. Angeroth was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-eight years Kathleen and a son Clifford. He retired from the U.S. Navy
after thirty years of service as a Chief Warrant Officer, W4, and served aboard many ships including The U.S.S. Wasp when it was torpedoed and sank in 1942. Mr. Angeroth treaded water for eight hours before being rescued by The U.S.S. Albany. He also retired from the City of Virginia Beach Parks & Rec., after fifteen years. He supervised the construction of the first emblem of the City of Virginia Beach placed on Mt. Trashmore.
Survivors include his daughter Carole Lewis, two granddaughters Laurie Tabora and husband James, and Jennifer Cornejo; one great grandson Justin Tabora; three great granddaughters Hayley Tabora, Amanda Martin and Baylee Cornejo and his loyal dog Molly.
A celebration of Mr. Angeroth's life will be held on Sun., Dec. 23, 2012, 3 p.m. at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Beach S.P.C.A. Friends may offer condolences at www.smithandwilliamskempsville.com