William F. Promberger
1923 - 2020
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William F. Promberger


William F. Promberger passed away at his home in Sun City, AZ on June 24, 2020 at the age of 97 years.

Bill was born in Pocahontas, Arkansas and moved to Mayer, AZ when he was 6 months old. When he was 18 he enlisted in the Army Air Corp. and served as an airplane mechanic. Later, he hired on with the Santa Fe Rail Road where he worked as a conductor for 43 years and served as the union rep. for many years. Since retirement, Bill and Janice have lived a quiet, happy life in Sun City where he served as the HOA Chairman for many years. He loved to read, was active in his church and always had a smile for everyone.

Bill is survived by his wife of nearly 63 years, Janice. He is also, survived by his sister, Evelyn Crosby, 4 children and their spouses; Ron (Carol) Promberger, Kathy (Larry) McCave-Thurber, Cindy (Paul) Lawlor and Jim (Kathy) Promberger, 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren. His memory and legacy will live on in each of them.

A memorial service will be held at a future date.

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Published in The Arizona Republic from Jun. 29 to Jul. 5, 2020.
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July 2, 2020
Dad I miss you everyday. You were the best dad anyone could ever want. I know you are in a better place now. Soar with the angels. We will be together again. I
will love you and keep you in our familys memories forever. Cindy
July 1, 2020
I will always remember his sweet & happy smile & how much he enjoyed watching the great grandkids play at family birthday parties. Hugs & prayers to all the family ♡
Dawn Hering
July 1, 2020
I love you Grandpa. You'll be missed by so many but, especially by me.
June 30, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
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