Loving husband, father, and grandfather, went to be with the Lord on November 8.
Billy served in the United States Army from 1956 - 1958 and was in the reserves for two years after that. He worked as a mechanic for 60 years in many shops throughout the Tacoma area. He was a foster father for many children that came through their home.
Billy loved boxing, but he loved life more and enjoyed it to the fullest. He loved to travel and always took children with him. He spent a lot of time at their Mason Lake property in Packwood.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at Skyline Christian Church, 626 North Skyline Drive, Tacoma WA. Graveside military honors will follow at graveside at New Tacoma Cemetery, 9212 Chambers Creek Rd West, University Place, WA.