May 14, 1928–January 23, 2011
Passed away peacefully at home at the age of 82 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Delano, longtime resident of Los Angeles. He is survived by his loving wife, Eunice; daughters Claudia (David) Horne, Clarice Penaranda, Jodelle (James) Poulos, Julie (Mark) Fujita and seven grandchildren. Willie will be remembered for his zest for life, love of family, golf and victories at Bel-Air C.C.
Funeral service was held at Rose Hills SkyRose Chapel on Jan. 28, 2011. He is interred at Rose Hills Memorial Park.