Billy G. Woolman
Resident of Saratoga, California
Beloved husband, father, grandpa, great grandpa, and friend. Billy passed away on November 13th, 2012. He was born in Republican City, Nebraska on February 16th, 1924 and has lived in Saratoga, California since 1952.
Billy's childhood was spent on the family farm in Nebraska and he entered the military as a Marine at the age of eighteen. He saw active duty in both World War II and Korea where he was severely injured. He then went on to become a cabinet maker and in his later years worked at Eastside High School.
Billy's passion in his earlier years was high school football and boxing. Later he became interested in history, genealogy, and gardening which gave him many hours of pleasure. He loved to spend time with his family and friends and he was never happier than when he spent time watching his great grandkids playing and having fun.
Billy is survived by Cleota, his wife of 64 years, his daughter Diane, his son Richard, his grandsons, Jason, Ricky, and Matt, and his granddaughter Pamella and 5 great grandchildren.
The memorial service will be held on Friday November 23rd at 11.00 am at Oak Hill Memorial Park, 300 Curtner Ave., San Jose. His family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a charity of your choice.