William J. Artlip

ARTLIP, William J., "Bill", 89, of Tampa, passed away October 29, 2013. Bill was a proud World War II Air Force Veteran. He was a talented wood-crafter, and loved magic, and was the family magician. He was an inquisitive man, and easily became friends with anyone he met. He is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Juanita "Wanie" Artlip; and son William George "Billy" Artlip. He is survived by two sons, James Artlip of CA, and Peter (Renae) Artlip of Odessa; two grandsons, Foster Artlip and Billy Artlip; sister, Betty Mort; caregiver and close friend, Shannon Thomas; extended family and many friends. Bill will be greatly missed.

Published in TBO.com on Oct. 30, 2013