William B. Barnhill
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Virginia Beach - William B. "Bill" Barnhill, 86, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Born in Halifax Co., NC, he was the husband of the late Dorothy A. Barnhill. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Barnhill and sister, Rachel Baker.
William was a retired civil engineer and a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of WWII serving in Okinawa.
He is survived by two daughters, Anita Jones and husband William "Bill" of Tucson, AZ and Cora Sue McGarry and husband Dave of Virginia Beach; son, Rickey Barnhill and wife Cathy of Richmond, VA and seven grandchildren, Ashlee, Joshua, Taylor, Amanda, Helen, Scott and Megan.
The family would like to extend special gratitude and appreciation to the staff of Heartland Hospice and The Memory Center for the loving care given to our father.
A private graveside service will be held at Rosewood Memorial Park. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to U.S. Marine Corp League or the
. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Mar. 21, 2013