William Edward “Bill” Bettis, Sr.
July 18, 1942- May 20, 2014
William Edward “Bill” Bettis, Sr., age 71, of North Beach MD passed away May 20, 2014 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, in Glen Burnie. He was born July 18, 1942 in Washington, DC to William Ernest and Nan Lorena (Howard) Bettis. Bill was raised and educated in Washington, DC later residing in Hyattsville before moving to North Beach. Buddy was employed as a bookbinder with McArdle Printing Company of Hyattsville until retiring in October 2005. Bill was a former member of the Brentwood Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Teamsters Local 72-C printers union. In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing and crabbing.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Carol Brown and Joyce Curtin. Surviving are three daughters Cindy Riggins of Laurel, MD Judy Young and her husband Alan and Christy Bettis and a son William E. Bettis, Jr. and his wife all of Pasadena, MD, nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, brother Steven Bettis of Waldorf, MD and his companion Sherry Schombert of Harrington, DE, several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Niko.
Friday, May 30, 2014