Bill W. Yager

Obituary
  • "Kenci, Randy and Family Warm wishes for God's comfort..."
    - Bob Rudolph
  • "Bill was one of the special men who had "The Right Stuff." ..."
  • "Dear Kenci, Randy, and family, Our heart and prayers go out..."
    - Lora Johnson
  • "He was the cool dude. Great pilot and a great guy to work..."
  • "Bill had a good life. He married a great gal, raised a..."
    - Boots

Bill W. Yager Bill took his last flight on June 30, 2014 and is off to new heights. He was born April 3, 1923, was married 68 years, and is survived by his loving wife, Judith; daughters, Kenci (Randy) Lewis, Kristin (Thurman) Watson and Kali (Chito) Sapalo; niece, Janis Newton; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Bill flew for 48 years and retired from Learjet in 1985 as Director of Marketing Flight Operations. Bill considered himself fortunate to fly the world over and visit sites he had dreamed of as a boy. His life story, Eight Miles High, chronicled a life well lived and his love of family and friends, flying adventures, fishing, and golf. He is loved and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to TMC Hospice Peppi's House.


Funeral Home
Bring's Broadway Chapel
6910 East Broadway Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 296-7193
Funeral Home Details
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on July 20, 2014
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