His long business career was in sales and marketing management, beginning with Standard Oil and in a variety of locations, mostly for 21 years with Aramco — interrupted only by two years of Navy service during the Korean War.
His longtime pastimes were playing alto sax as a jazz/dance band musician, trout fishing, and bird watching. Bill and his late wife, Sue, were married for 47 years.
Bill is survived by his wife, Patricia; sons Rick and Scott; two grandsons; and two great-grandsons. Bill is also survived by step-sons James and Jody; step-daughters Christy and Melissa; eight step-grandchildren; and one step-greatgrandson.