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William Amos Behana

1925 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
William Amos Behana Obituary
William Amos Behana December 3, 1925 - January 3, 2018 El Cajon, California Bill was a 27-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps retiring as a Master Sergeant in 1971. He landed at Iwo Jima, was part of the Japanese Occupation Force, and fought in Korea and Vietnam during those years. He also taught at the Miramar College Law Enforcement Academy, Grossmont College Physical Education Department and was a Security Officer there. He was a San Diego County Sheriff Reserve Deputy for 35 years, a member of Elks Lodge 1812 in El Cajon and the East County Christian Fellowship Church. For all those roles he loved, the roles he loved best were husband, Dad, and Grandpa! He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Nory, his daughter, Annalisa, her husband, Scott and their two children, Emily,13, and Connor, 8; along with his son, Brett, his wife Laura and their two children, Mason, 9, and Grace, 2. Bill died peacefully of natural causes surrounded by family. He will be interred at the Miramar National Cemetery in the next few weeks. Contact their website for scheduling information.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Jan. 9, 2018
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