Cardwell Sr., William Stanley EL CAJON -- William (Bill) Stanley Cardwell, was born 09/13/1930 to Mary E. Bell and Stanley H. Cardwell in Berkley, CA. He enlisted in the Navy in 1947 at age 17 and retired as a Master Chief from NAS Lemoore in 1967. He was a pilot, flight instructor, hot air balloon pilot, and owner of an avionics shop, Advanced Aircraft Electronics. Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years, Cecilia Marie Adams, two children, Linda Lee and William Stanley Jr., seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday, 5/25 at 2p.m. at El Cajon Mortuary, 684 S. Mollison, El Cajon.