William Ray 'Bill' Greenhalgh

Aug 21, 1942 - Apr 4, 2013



Bill was born Aug. 21, 1942 in Oak Creek, Colorado and passed away on April 4, 2013 in Fair Oaks, CA He graduated from Marysville High School and attended C.S.U.S. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era, then worked at the Sacramento Bee in the pressroom for over 35 years, the last years as Night Manager.

Bill leaves his loving wife of 47 years, Nancy, and children: Jill Gromm (Daniel), William (Mahlon), David (Tina) and five grandchildren: William, Matthew, Emily, Trenton and Megan; brother: Gary (Barbara); sister: Pamela Speck (Joe) and unofficially adopted daughters: LaDonna and Jody Ray.

A memorial service with military honors will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, April 12, at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento.

In lieu of flowers, you may donate to the Youth Ministries of Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church in Bill’s memory: F.O.P.C. 11427 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628.


  • richard nystrom says:

    Nancy, The service today for Bill was an absolutely beautiful tribute to your family and how much you and Bill cultivated a loving and wonderful family for you and your children. Both Gloria and I extend our heartfelt sympathy to you and yours. Our prayers are with you. God Bless you and peace to you all. Gloria and Rich Nystrom

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