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William (Bill) Davis, Metcalfe Co., KY native (1936-2011)
Born in Edmonton, KY, he grew up in Westport, IN. He left high school there to join the Army to help support his family. After Army service, he moved to New Mexico, met his wife, and together they raised a family. He established his own successful roofing company, Standard Roofing Company of Arizona, which he owned and operated and used his means to help others.
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William "Bill Davis, 75, a native of Edmonton, KY, died Thursday, September 24, 2011, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Funeral services will be held 2pmCT, Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Society Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1pmCT,Wednesday at the funeral home.
Willis "Bill" England, Metcalfe County, KY (1936-2011)
Willis "Bill" England was born in Edmonton, Metcalfe County, Kentucky, Tuesday, November 24, 1936 and grew up in Westport, Decatur County, Indiana. Bill passed away Thursday, September 29, 2011 in Phoenix, AZ, at the age of 75 years, 1 month, and 25 days.
He was the oldest son in a family of nine children.
He left high school early and joined the Army to help his parents support his younger brothers and sisters. After his army service, Bill moved to New Mexico where he met Doris Potts. Bill and Doris were married in 1961.
In 1967 Bill and Doris relocated to Phoenix where Bill worked as a roofer. In the 1970s Bill was superintendent at Pioneer Roofing in Phoenix.
In 1980 Bill started his own roofing contracting business, Standard Roofing of Arizona, which he owned and operated until 2007.
Bill enjoyed using his success as a contractor as a means of helping others. He contributed to Special Olympics, many local charities and various churches in the Phoenix area and elsewhere.
He always made himself available to anyone who was in need of a helping hand. He was also an avid gardener.
Bill's greatest joy in life was spoiling his grandchildren Tyler, Randi Leigh and Seth as well as his three great grandsons Landon, Blaken and Tre.
He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and person.
He will always have a special place in the hearts of those who knew him.
Besides his wife and grandchildren he is survived the following:
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