William (Bill) Robert Renfro

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff


William (Bill) Robert Renfro, 89, of Woodinville, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on April 27th, 2013.A WWII Veteran, he was drafted into the Army at the age of 19, serving 4 years, the last 14 months in the South Pacific.  While on furlough he married the love of his life Darlene Mac Diarmid in 1943.  After the war they settled in Glendale, CA where Bill became a Glendale City Fire Captain for 29 years.   

Upon retirement, they moved to Woodinville, WA in 1979. On weekends and in retirement he enjoyed traveling, fishing, golf and spending time with his family and grandchildren.  He is survived by his wife Darlene Renfro of 69 years, children, Linda Clark (CA), David Renfro (WA), Robyn Brown (CA), Susan Stagg (WA), Wayne Renfro (CA), Richard Renfro (CA), Kerri
Schwindt (WA), 17 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

 We are grateful for the wonderful care Bill received from the staff at Evergreen Hospice.

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