William J. Herbison (Bill) of Newtown, PA passed away in the Buckingham Valley Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Newtown, PA on Monday, November 23, 2020. He was 91.
Born in Guttenberg, NJ to the late Peter and Sarah (Smith) Herbison, Bill lived in Norwalk, CA where he raised his family before moving to Newtown, PA in 1992.
For most of his working life Bill was an electrical engineer in the Aerospace Industry working for Boeing , Lockheed and others . He also found time to be a Scout leader , a member of the Elks Lodge and enjoyed his fishing. He was a US Naval Veteran enlisting at the age of 17 in 1946.
He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Herbison; devoted father of Kathleen Knight and husband Daniel, William J. Herbison, Jr., and Paula Hopkins and husband Gary; dear brother of the late Peter Herbison , George Herbison and Charlie Timms; loving grandfather of seven grandchildren Bill , Joe , Daniel , Nicole , David ,Lindsay and Veronica as well as ten great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. In his latter years he enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Pat Definis and her family , for which his family is very thankful.
Cremation services were private under the direction of the Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home/Central Bucks Crematory, 344 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.
In lieu of flowers, (and as a proud veteran) , Bill would have preferred any memorial gifts be given to your local VA (https://www.volunteer.va.gov )
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