Bill Erickson, 1918-2007 |

Bill Erickson, 1918-2007

Vail, CO Colorado

William R. “Bill” Erickson, of Eagle, died Friday. He was 89.

Erickson was born in Denver on June 6, 1918, to Sol and Helen Erickson. He was a gunnner mate first class in the S.S. Crosby in the Pacific campaign in World War II.

Bill, his wife and son moved to Eagle in 1972.

He is survived by two sons, two daughters, seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren: Karen LeFevre, of Denver, William J. Erickson, of Eagle, Carol Ward, of Chico Texas, Michael Erickson, of Eagle, James, LeFevre of Denver, Michelle LeFevre, of Melbourne, Australia, Julie Erickson, Jerry Erickson, of Virginia, Christopher Erickson, of Denver, James Taylor of Birmingham, Ala., and Shannon David Perry of Roanoake, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, at Everett Family Funeral Home, 305 McGregor Drive in Gypsum. The funeral home can be reached at (970)337-7010.

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