William John Walsh Jr.

William John Walsh Jr., 76, of Dacula, Ga., passed away on July 12, 2013.

Born in Jamestown, N.Y., on July 16, 1936, Bill graduated from Jamestown High School, class of 1954 then attended St. Bonaventure University before en-listing in the U.S. Army (1955-1958), where he was stationed at Walter Reed Hospital as dental lab technician.

He was predeceased by his parents, William Walsh, Sr. and Mary Alice Smith Rae.

He is survived by his loving wife Elaine Card Walsh of 55 years; his brother, David (Margaret) Walsh of Trophy Club, Texas; three sons: Christopher (Marguerite) of Lawrenceville, William (Elaine) of Sandy Springs, and Thomas (Cheryl) of Buford; and nine grandchildren: Kathrine, Jeffrey, Andrew, Erin, Jonathan, Margaret, William (IV), Alexander, and Olivia.

During his career, Bill was the regional sales manager for Sheraton Hotels and Holiday Inn; however, his most satisfying work came from his 16-year career at Dacula High School, where he was employed as a campus supervisor. He enjoyed his grandchildren, watching the New York Yankees, hockey, reading and playing golf.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to-day, July 16, 2013, at Wages & Sons, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, Ga, fol-lowed by funeral services.