RICHFIELD, N.C. - William "Billy" Bliven III, 22, of Richfield, died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Feb 24, 2013.
Billy was born in Greenfield, Mass., on July 9, 1990, the son of William Bliven II and Michelle Leonard.
Billy spent most of his childhood years in Greenfield. He enjoyed playing video games, listening to music, and had a love of penguins. His greatest joy was spending time with his children. He was a loving father, son, grandson, brother and friend.
Survivors include his mother Michelle Leonard and stepfather David Sheperd of Maine; father, William Bliven II and stepmother Melissa Noyes-Bliven of Greenfield; maternal grandmother, Linda Chatfield of Greenfield; his paternal grandparents, William and Darlene Bliven of Richfield; two sons William Bliven IV and Jaiden Bliven, and a stepdaughter, Ava Baribault, all of Richfield; a sister, Katelyn Bliven, and two brothers, Jakob and Cooper Bliven of Greenfield, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
There will be two memorial services held in Greenfield. The first will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Living Waters Assembly of God on Davis Street. The second will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Moose Club
on School Street.