FREMONT, Calif. William "Bill" George Foote, 81, of Fremont, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at St. Therese Care Home in Union City.
Born at Dan's Mountain on April 6, 1936, he was the son of the late George Foote and Elizabeth (Wattenschaidt) Foote.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Barbara Foote.
Bill was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Navy. During Vietnam he took 6 six aircraft carriers over. After 18 years of service he was promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer; the senior enlisted man on the ship. He retired from the U.S. Navy while serving on the U.S. Enterprise, after 24 years of service to his country.
He is survived by three children, Theresa Foote, Christine Drayden and Jeffery Foote all of California; two grandchildren, Matthew and Claire Drayden; two sisters, JoAnn Willison and husband, Paul of Frostburg and Juanita Stroutamyer of Frederick; a brother, Robert Foote and wife, Sonya of Lonaconing and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services and burial and will be held in California.
Published on February 1, 2018