William R. Wyser III, “Bill”, passed away July 14, 2017. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on Jan. 3, 1943, to Rosa Lee and William R. Wyser Jr. His memorial service was held at Eagle Mountain Memorial Post 2137, on July 22, 2017.
Bill was a career marine retiring after 23 years. He had a distinguished career as a Marine Corp aviator, which included several tours in Vietnam, helicopter rescues in California Mountains and a C130 pilot flying all over the Pacific.
After retiring from the Marine Corp he was a corporate pilot for Northrup, in Hawthorne, California, a manager for Motorola in Schaumburg, Illinois, then a teacher at Azle High School, from which he retired after 10 years. During his years teaching he began the TX 456 Civil Air Patrol squadron at the request of students. He loved working with the cadets and served as commander of that squadron for five years. Bill was also an active vital member of the Eagle Mountain Memorial VFW Post 2137, serving as quartermaster for the past three years.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosa Lee Wyser and his father, William R. Wyser Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Diane, his son, William Gregory Wyser of Azle, his daughter, Andrea Fiacco, of San Clemente, California, his grandchildren, Christian Jacob Orpineda, Blake Fiacco, Kenneth Wyser, and Kayla Wyser; his brothers, Richard Wyser, Reagan Wyser, Ralph Wyser and his sister, Francis Mills.
The Azle News,
Aug. 2, 2017 Edition