More detail on this person: William Buskirk 81
a 39-year Camarillo resident passed away on Friday
Nov. 10 2000 after a brief illness.
William was born in Pikeville Ky. on Jan. 4 1919. He served as a pilot in the United States Marine Corps for 27 years earning the rank of major before his honorable discharge in 1967. He was a veteran of three wars. After his retirement from the Marine Corps he worked in the electronics field for 18 years with General Electric and Philips Electronics. During his later years Bill and his wife Jeri traveled extensively both in the United States and abroad. Bill was a devoted husband and father. Throughout the years he was active with Teen Hotline Pleasant Valley Boys Baseball Cub Scouts the California Youth Authority and in his church. Bill never met a stranger and was always willing to help those in need. He was greatly loved and respected by all who knew him. Bill will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years Jeri Buskirk of Camarillo; daughter Diana (husband Jack) Jacobs of Danville Calif.; sons Dr. Steven (wife Beth) Buskirk of Laramie Wyo. Robert G. (wife Julie) Harris of Evansville Ind. Bill K. (wife Lynette) Buskirk of Camarillo and Erin (wife Nadine) Buskirk of Springfield Mo.; and grandchildren Reid Buskirk Jim Wheeler Katie Wheeler Joanna Harris and Sarah Bunde.
Visitation will be from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday Nov. 16 at Pierce Bros. Griffin Chapel. Immediately after visitation a memorial service will take place at 7 p.m. in Camarillo Jubilee Church 1169 Calle Suerte Camarillo.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Bill's name to Camarillo Hospice 400 Rosewood Ave. Suite 102 Camarillo CA 93010.
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