Born August 11, 1938 in
Clatskanie, Oregon to George and Jennie Williamson passed away on Monday, April 22, 2013 at his home in Melrose. Bill was raised in the Melrose area and graduated from RHS in 1956. He married Bonnie Roark in October 1957. Bill served in the Army and graduated from the U of O in 1962 and interned In Red Bluff CA as a CPA. Bill Returned to Roseburg in 1964 to Continue his accounting career and was a founding partner of Williamson, Felker and Anderson, CPA. Bill met the love of his life Connie Frost, and were together for over 35 years.
Bill and Connie married August 26, 1989 in Virginia City. Together they built a
Bond that included owning four radio stations and serving on the Board of The Umpqua Valley Roundup. Bill enjoyed Nascar, The DUCKS, and his Brittany dogs. Bill is survived by his wife, Connie: children: Kris Aanderud (Wes); Will Williamson (Terri); Bruce Williamson; Doug Frost (Michelle); Alisa Race (Martin); grandchildren: Cassandra Thonstad (Dennis); Jon Williamson (Kaylee); Alex Aanderud;
Aaron Williamson (Rachel); Heather Sims (Zak); Kohl Peterson; Maggie Frost; Kate and Logan Race; great-grandchildren: Jaden; Keegan and Darin Thonstad; his sisters: Phyllis Gilman; Linda (Matt) McCormick; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2013, starting at 5 p.m. at Melrose Vineyard 855
Melqua Rd. Memorial donations in Bill’s Can be made to the Community Cancer Center 2880 NW Stewart Parkway, Roseburg, OR 97470.