William G. Marr went home to be with the Lord on June 2, 2020 at the age of 81. He was born on July 26, 1938 in Clinton, Iowa to Herbert and Alberta Marr. He had one brother, James, who passed away on April 13, 2020.
He spent the first 13 years in Iowa then in 1951 the family moved to Greeley, Co. After 3 years they then moved to Ft. Collins where Bill graduated from high school in 1956. He enlisted in the Air Force in July 1956 and then in July 1958 was given an honorary discharge for medical reasons. After his Air Force service, he worked in construction for two years. He then went to school to study electronics and that got him in to Hewlett Packard where he worked for 36 years. While working full time, he went back to college and after five years earned a business degree from UNC.
While working at HP he met his wife Judy. They married on Nov. 26, 1965 and were later blessed with a daughter, Angela and a son, Christopher.
Bill enjoyed the outdoors. His passions were hunting and fishing which he lovingly taught to his family. Many of the best times were had going to Canada to catch the "BIG ONE", and family campouts.
Bill's passion in life was helping and serving others. His generosity was boundless. He suffered many medical challenges, especially later in life, but remained positive. After so many surgeries we began to refer to him as the "bionic man". It made going through airport security...interesting. After he retired in 1996 from HP, he spent many wonderful days enjoying his love of fishing.
Bill was proceeded in death by his mother, father and brother. We believe Bill and Jim are together in the mountains they loved, hunting and fishing to their hearts content.
He is survived by his wife Judy and son Christopher (wife Ashley), daughter Angela (husband Kirk Robinson) and four grandsons, Donald and William Blake and Cole and Alex Marr.
Bill will be truly missed!
His final thoughts..."I love the Lord and due to health issues, have been looking forward to going home for a long time. Please be happy for me!"
A memorial services will be held at Grace Community Church at a later date. Information to be updated.