From a contemporary press report
William Henry Stiver, 82, died Sunday, January 9, 2000, at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bicentennial Chapel, Fort Gordon. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
Stiver, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, had retired as a First Sergeant in the Army after 28 years and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his service in World War II. He was a life member of American Legion, Fortune Post and Disabled American Veterans. He was employed with civil service at Fort Gordon in the in-patient records department. He was Catholic.
Survivors include his wife, Alice F. Stiver; three daughters, Neva Renschen, Vicenza, Italy, Marzia Stiver, Augusta, and Vivian Stiver, Fairbanks, Alaska; a sister, June Masser, South Lion, Michigan; and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Army Emergency Relief, 200 Stovall St., Alexandria, Virginia 22332-0600.
World War II Victory Medal & Korean War Service Medal
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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