Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Highline Medical Center in Tukwila; he was 81. Bill was born December 15, 1931 in Napa, Calif. to Henry Pini and Lyndall Lillian Whittle. He was raised in Marin County, Calif., also living in Wisconsin before moving to Washington.
He married Inez Roberts in 1957 at South Bend; she survives him at the family home in Raymond. Raymond Weyerhaeuser employed Bill for 29 years, starting out in 1964. He also owned and operated Whalebone Wrecking Yard.
Bill was a past member of the Raymond Eagles. He enjoyed his time spent outside working on fishponds.
He is also survived by son, Henry, and his wife, of Raymond, Ken, and Robin Pedrazzetti of Winlock, Bob Pedrazzetti of Raymond and Mike Pedrazzetti, also of Raymond; daughters Linda and Larry Beatty of Raymond and Marcia Pedrazzetti of North Dakota; a brother, Henry Pedrazzetti of Santa Rosa, Calif. and sisters Doris Smith of Aberdeen and Joy Paul (Bill’s twin sister) of Raymond; 12 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. at the Raymond Elks Lodge, Saturday September 14th. Memorial donations may be made to the Raymond Ambulance Fund at 212 Commercial Street, Raymond, WA 98577.
Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond. You may visit www.StollersMortuary.com to leave condolences for the family.