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1000 7th St
Clarkston, WA | 99403
3521 7th Street
Lewiston, ID | 83501

This Book of Memories memorial website is designed to be a permanent tribute paying tribute to the life and memory of William Thomas. It allows family and friends a place to re-visit, interact with each other, share and enhance this tribute for future generations. We are both pleased and proud to provide the Book of Memories to the families of our community.

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Condolence From: Sarah Lee
Condolence: Thoughts and prayers are with you Arlene and your family. I appreciate the example you and Bill set by being there for each other-going to both churches, United Methodist and Holy Family. I remember hearing Bill sing-he had such a great voice. God Bless and comfort you in your time of loss.
Saturday April 21, 2018
Condolence From: Arthur Henry Johnstone
Condolence: Bill is a wonderful soul who knew howto pick wives who proved to be wonderful souls
Monday April 16, 2018
Condolence From: Peg Motley
Condolence: I was saddened to read of Bill's passing. He was a special person to many in ways he might never have known. He was always special to me. As a new student to Clarkston High School my junior year transferring from a very small rural community and being very shy and nervous the first day, Bill, "the big man on campus" sensed all this and sought me out to say kind words and how welcomed I was. The obituary speaks volumes of this special man.
Monday April 16, 2018
Condolence From: Rick and Pepper Rogers
Condolence: I had the privilege of working with Bill for the length of his last career at CCI-Speer. There are few people I've met who could hold a candle to Bill for his incredible sense of humor, continuing pleasant personality, or unchallenged competence in anything he did. As a young Supervisor, Bill taught me many important things in his job as Purchasing Agent, not the least of which was that one had to be nice to people if at all possible. He was always much better at that than I was!! Rest in Peace, Bill!!
Saturday April 14, 2018
Condolence From: Nezbeth L Leonard
Condolence: Arlene and family,
My heart hurts for you all as you will miss Colonel...I know he is flying the bright blue yonder and free...I wish I could hug you all..Arlene, my prayers are with you. You were so dedicated to him. I was honored to be able to care for the Colonel. He always made me smile..God Bless

Love, Nurse Nezzi
Thursday March 22, 2018
Condolence From: Roumen Bezergianov
Condolence: Bill was a great person who always had time and energy for the important things in life. His friendship was most sincere, his concern and care deep and authentic, his actions always very thoughtful and generous. I was a 17 years old Rotary International exchange student when we met in 1993, and yet he treated me with such respect and interest, I felt as though I had found a long lost family member. He and Arlene visited Bulgaria while I was in the US, and they went out of their way for hours in order to visit my mom in a small village, which meant the world to mom and me. And so it was through the years, always part of my challenges and successes, always offering a helping hand, until the very last time we spoke on the phone. I will never forget you Bill, and I dearly miss you!
Wednesday March 21, 2018
Condolence From: Jim Brandenburg
Condolence: Bill,a charter member, will be missed at American Legion Post 246.
Wednesday March 21, 2018
Condolence From: Bob and JoAnn Bjerke
Condolence: Through a long and varied life Bill retained the health, enthusiasm and curiosity of youth, tempered with leadership experience . He was one of those rare people that everyone liked. His tales were both scary and funny. One time at CCI, we were on a business conferece call with the woman CEO of a chemical supplier. She ended the call with, “I'd rather listen to you guys than watch the Comedy Channel! It is fitting he rest with brothers in arms among the heros at Arlington. Along with
his family, we will all miss him.
Tuesday March 20, 2018
Condolence From: sally Inman
Condolence: I remember Bill flying to the National Air Races in Reno, Nv about 20 years ago when he was low on fuel due to "caved in" fuel tank (had just been tuned up) and he had to call"Mayday" to get onto the field. All the other planes scattered. He was not flustered at all and from his previous life as pilot and trainer, I doubt if anything phased him. He was a generous and kind man and know he will be missed by many.
Monday March 19, 2018
Condolence From: Chris and Rick Weidner
Condolence: Thinking of all those great memories playing racquetball with Bill. The world is a better place because of him. Hugs and love to Arlene and the rest of Bill's family. Save us a court, Bill.
Monday March 19, 2018
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