Passed away July 24, 2012. He was born September 22, 1944 in Spokane to William D. and Dorothy J. (Gullixson) Bacon. He graduated from Rogers High School in 1962. He married Terry Heath in 1962 and fathered five children. He married his current wife Brenda Decker in 1973. He resided and worked primarily in the greater Spokane area his entire life. Bill was employed at Cummins Diesel 1973-93 and at Triad Machinery 1993 until his death. Bill was a loving family man, an avid golfer and fisherman and enjoyed gardening, woodworking and maintaining his country home. Bill is survived by his wife Brenda; mother Dorothy; sisters Sharon Kenworthy and Shirley (Leonard) Anderson; five children, Kimberly (Don) Lathrum, Lynette Barnett, Richard Bacon, Jennifer (Randy) Achziger and Robert (Carrie) Bacon; nine grandchildren, Brandon, Tom, Ben, Ashley, Charlie, Connie, Marcus, Evan, Emma; great-grandson Brodie; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father William D. Bacon and grandson Matthew S. Barnett. Visitation will be Monday and Tuesday 9AM-5PM and a Memorial Service 10AM, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Heritage Chapel with inurnment to follow at Fairmount Memorial Park.