Bill was one
of the first members of the AWS in 1937, a historian, the patriarch of
the Internet, etc.... He voluntarily started Web pages for the Air
Weather Association, National Weather Association and helped SSgt Steve
Elliott with the first pages for AFWA/PA back in the mid-90s.
He would send messages to us regarding his thoughts on how retirees could
help the active duty, let us know when he found interesting Web sites,
etc. He was always after us to think well into the future because
with the Internet and other new technologies we are reaching the "foreseeable"
future faster than ever before.
He didn't start his Webmaster skills until he was 79 in the early 90s.
Over the past few years he has been in/out of the hospital with heart
He will be missed.
father died on September 27. We are sure he is happier where he is now.
His brother was with him and the doctors were very compassionate and kind.
There will be a simple graveside service in due time.
had a long, interesting, and full life and it was time to go. We will
miss him. Thanks for your inquiry.