William Henry Stiver – First Sergeant, United States Army

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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.

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