William Frank McCloskey
- October 19, 1948 - August 4, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
of William's Passing
Dattoli Cancer Foundation
2803 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
Foundation for Cancer Research and Education
P.O. Box 746
Earlysville, VA 22936
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“i was sadened to read about Bills passing in our local newspaper. I was lucky enough to have went thru high school with Bill. He was quick with his...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Littlejohn - Orting, WA
Sorry to read about your husband's death. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.
(former member of...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Decker - Williamsburg, VA
“Bill McCloskey was a very kind and warm neighbor and friend. He will be very much missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with Charlene, Terry, Chris,...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Leah Ohman - Chester, VA - friend
I am so sorry to hear this news. It has been a long struggle for both of you. Please accept my sincere condolences and prayers.
Gen...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Genevieve McQuade - Toano, VA
“Very sorry to hear the news about Bill. He will be missed by those who knew him.
5 of 10 | Posted by: Chuck Duncan - Sammamish, WA
“Bill was that quiet candle in the window; inviting, bright and and always warm. His shy smile and concern for others are hallmarks that he shared in...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Stephen Hoover - Brush Prairie, WA
“There is no doubt that Bill lives on in all the people that he touched.
7 of 10 | Posted by: Dave Mason - Williamsburg, VA
“My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Bill. I occassionally had the honor of working with Bill over his 23 years at Surry and it...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: David Bowden - Chesapeake, VA
It was an honor to know Bill for even a short time and to provide both of you with Volunteer Support. Everyone at Hospice House &...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Osborn - Williamsburg, VA
“Dear Charlene, Chris and Patrick, We will always remember Bill for his wit and wonderul sense of humor. We are so glad that he let us be part of...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Linda and Bill Vulcan - friend
William F. McCloskey, 63, died Saturday, August 4, 2012 after a long and valiant struggle with prostate cancer. He was born in Renton, WA, and grew up in Sumner, WA. He graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and obtained a license as a Mechanical Engineer in 1978.
For the past 23 years he worked for Dominion Power at the Surry Nuclear Power Station, a job he truly enjoyed.
He loved sailing his boat with friends, and playing his guitar and banjo. He was an Eagle Scout.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Charlene; three sons, Patrick, Chris, and Terry; two granddaughters, Eryn and Lydia; a sister, Mary; and two brothers, John and Al.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 9 at 6:00 PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg, followed by a memorial service at 7:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to the Foundation for Cancer Research and Education, P.O. Box 746, Earlysville, VA 22936, or Dattoli Cancer Foundation, 2803 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34237. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com.