William George Gilpin

William George Gilpin

July 2, 1943~ September 15, 2017

Bill was born on July 2, 1943 and passed away peacefully on September 15, 2017 surrounded by family. Bill attended Banning High School and graduated in 1961. Upon graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served our country for four and a half years. He remained in the Pass area for several years and started a family. He eventually settled down in Alaska, where he lived out the remaining years of his life and devoted his time to his work.

He is survived by his four children William F. Gilpin of Nome, AK, Robert L. Gilpin of Beaumont, CA, Daniel J. Gilpin of Nome, AK, and Debra D. Kaufmann of Beaverton, OR; by three grandchildren Alexander, Samantha, and Kassidy, in addition to 11 brothers and sisters who affectionately called him Billy George.

The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112


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