William “Bill” Fillis, age 91 of Blair, passed away July 21, 2022. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 10 a.m. at PassageWay Church in Blair. Military graveside services will follow in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, July 29, 2022, from 7-8 p.m. at Campbell Aman Funeral Home in Blair.
Bill was born on Nov. 1, 1930, in Wyoming the son of Andrew and Stella Fillis. He grew up in Bridgeport, and graduated from Bridgeport High School. At the age of 17, he joined the United States Navy and worked as a medic during the Korean War. After his discharge from the Navy, he eventually moved to Denver where he met Gwene Welk. They were married in 1960. Bill was a long-time employee of the United States Postal Service. He enjoyed wood working and wood carving, raising flowers, gardening and leather working throughout his life. He also enjoyed watching baseball.
Bill is survived by his children: Michael (Beth) Fillis, Michelle (Paul) Lindgren and Mark (Val) Fillis; grandchildren: Ryan and Robert Fillis, Allison (Seth) Lawrence, Evelyn, Isaac (Annie) and Julia Lindgren, Greg and Derek Fillis; siblings: Jim Fillis, Dorothy Brenning and Andy (Susan) Fillis.
He was preceded in death by his wife Gwendolyn, parents, two sisters and a brother.
Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.