1938 - 2012
Walla Walla resident, Bill Sheldon Burroughs, 74, passed away Oct. 3, 2012, at Walla Walla General Hospital.
Bill was born May 28, 1938, in Seattle, to William and Grayce Swanson Burroughs. He attended Walla Walla High School. On Dec. 10, 1966, he and Martha Steinhardt married in Walla Walla. He worked as a union laborer. Bill loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed gambling, playing cards and poker.
He is survived by his wife, Martha; two sons, Mike Burroughs and Brian Burroughs, all of Walla Walla. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Elizabeth Ponti and Shirley Ossipoff; and two brothers, Chuck Burroughs and Dan Burroughs.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.