William N. “Bill” Gates, 90, of Nokomis, Fla., formerly of Burtonsville, Md., died Thursday, June 5, 2014. He was born Sept. 18, 1923.
Survivors include his wife of six years, Bonnie; daughter, Linda Cole; grandson, Daniel Cook; nephew, Eugene Peake; stepchildren, Stephen and Rene; and step-granddaughter, Hannah.
Bill joined the U.S. Marine Corp June 29, 1943. He received a special merit in Mechanic, Aircraft and SSN747B. He was honorably discharged Nov. 2, 1945.
Bill was a very loving and caring man who will be greatly missed.