William “Bill” Donald Holmquest

William “Bill” Donald Holmquest

William “Bill” Donald Holmquest

Nov. 7, 2018

William “Bill” Donald Holmquest, 84, of Benson, Ariz., passed peacefully in his home Nov. 7, 2018.

Bill was born in Chicago, Ill., to Elwood and Constance Holmquest on Aug. 20, 1934. He married Marilynn Boody on April 2, 1971, in LaPorte, Ind.

He was a USAF veteran serving at the end of the Korean War. He was a truck driver for 47 years and earned several awards along the way. He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles and Philip; one sister, Elaine, and a grandson, Donald Walls Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Marilynn; his 10 children, Raye Ann, Deborah, Nina (Andra), Michael (Debra), Reuben (Jill), Robin (Rick), Ella (Don), Donald, Martin and Penni (Jim); one sister, Kathy; one brother, Edward, 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Bill was very loved and will be missed dearly by all. Memorial/Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, 11 a.m., at Richardson’s Remembrance Center, Benson.

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