When he was five his family moved to Spokane.
He attended Holmes Elementary, Havermale Jr. High, and graduated from North Central in 1958.
He attended Spokane Community College studying accounting, and later was involved in the early stages of computer programming.
Bill was a private business owner, and later a general contractor.
He last drove bus for Mead School District for ten years, which was his favorite job.
In his younger years he was an avid runner completing several marathons.
He was a Bloomsday volunteer for 25 years.
Bill loved computers, golf, reading, billiards, darts, and science.
Bill married Myrna Leifer on July 10, 1966.
They have one son, Fred and his wife, Genna, and two perfect granddaughters, Averey and Macey.
He is also survived by his sisters, Marian Lucas (Burt) and Margaret Ruby, one brother, David (Janice), brothers-in-law Rick and Nick Leifer, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends including Jack and Clarice Riggs and George and Nancy Moe.
He was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Jack.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, November 2, at 1:00 p.m. at the Bloomsday Building, 1414 N. Belt, Spokane.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
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