SHIELDS, William "Bill," 78 of Brandon, Fla., passed away peacefully on February 13, 2013. Bill was born in Pensacola, Fla. to Francis and Marie Shields. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force for 28 years before settling in Brandon. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Pauline; and son, Andrew, of Seattle. Bill will be deeply missed by his family and friends. A visitation will be held Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at Stowers Funeral Home in Brandon, Fla. Burial to follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Lifepath Hospice or Alzheimer's Foundation in Bill's honor.