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Bill Gean Willmon

November 2, 1928 August 23, 2018
Bill Gean Willmon
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Bill Willmon was born in Dow, Oklahoma on November 2, 1928, to William and Ida Mae Willmon. He was the oldest of seven children, five boys and two girls. Bill lived with his family in Arkansas as a child before moving to California in 1945 at the age of 17. Bill contracted polio as a child, which impacted the use of his left leg throughout his life. He overcame the challenges and adversities brought on by this disease to become an accomplished businessman, accountant, speaker, and writer. After graduating from high school, Bill put himself through a business accounting course and became the owner of his own propane company in his early 20s. He later sold his company to Cal-Gas and began his career at the company. He elevated to the position of Vice President. After retiring from Cal- Gas, Bill moved to Hawaii and worked at Oahu Gas for five years as their Vice President. Bill was married to Betty for 26 years, Betty preceded him in death in January of this year. Bill passed away quietly on August 23 and is survived by his brothers, John and Milton, his son William and daughter Sonja, as well as eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Bill enjoyed fishing and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.


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4:00 PM 9/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park & Mortuary

9189 E. Stockton Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95624

East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park & Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd. Elk Grove 95624 CA
United States

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East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park & Mortuary

9189 E. Stockton Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95624

East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park & Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd. Elk Grove 95624 CA
United States
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