- 88 years old
- Date of birth: March 20th, 1927
- Place of birth:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
- Date of passing: October 17th, 2015
- Place of passing:
Salem, Virginia, United States
This memorial website was created in the memory of William Carlo Onesty, 88, born on March 20th, 1927 and passed away on October 17th, 2015. He was known as Billy to his oldest friends, Bill to his family and neighbors, Dad to his sons, and a good man to everyone who met him and got to know him.
He loved his wife, Barbara, to whom he was married for 60 years, and who preceeded him in death in 2011.
He loved jazz music, basketball, football, tennis, and a good joke. He loved his dogs, every one of them, though only one at a time! (He was a one dog man, too!)
He was gregarious and friendly, but arthritis, failing sight and hearing slowed him down in his later years.
He will be missed by everyone.
He was cared for in his last days by the Virginia Veterans Care Center, and the Palliative Care Unit of the Salem Veterans Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at 11:00 am.
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