US Air Force

Walter "Bill" William Gillette

December 3, 1929 ~ April 3, 2021 (age 91)


Walter "Bill" William Gillette was born in1929 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Walter Addison Gillette and Bernice Lucille (Waltzman) Gillette. He had 4 siblings, Dee, Nell Rene, Bernita and Robert.  Bill enlisted in the Airforce and was stationed at Kessler AFB in Biloxi, Mississippi. He married Janice in 1951 and cared for her until she passed in 2011. He then married Priscilla Ann Carvin-Wright in 2015. 

Bill is survived by his loving wife, Priscilla; his children, Larry (Kim), Michael (Christine), Richard, Gregory, Sharon (Kenneth), and John; his grandchildren, Scott, Stephen, Christopher (Rachel) and Geoffrey (Heather). Bill is also survived by his great-grandchildren, Adrianna, Angel, Skylar and Abigail.  Bill never stopped learning new technical skills and loved technology.  He enjoyed teaching people the skills he had learned and left a legacy of love. He and Priscilla loved cruises and travelling abroad, especially to her family in Alaska and Ireland. They were best friends - grateful to grow old together and loving the journey that God had planned for them. 

A Committal Service will be held for Bill on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Fort Logan National Cemetery at 11:30am.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the National Kidney Foundation, National Jewish Health or the Salvation Army.

Please leave memories and condolences for Bill by signing the tribute wall. 


April 23, 2021

11:30 AM
Fort Logan National Cemetery
3698 S. Sheridan Blvd.
Denver, Colorado 80236
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National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016
Tel: 1-800-622-9010

National Jewish Health
P.O. Box 17169, Denver CO 80217
Tel: 1-303-728-6560

Salvation Army
4505 W. Alameda Avenue, Denver CO 80219
Tel: 1-303-922-4549

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