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William “Bill” I. Wilbur III

by Staff Reports | April 17, 2023 at 10:11 a.m.
William “Bill” I. Wilbur III

William 'Bill' I. Wilbur III

William "Bill" I. Wilbur III, of Bentonville, died at his home on April 7, 2023.

Bill was born on Nov. 24, 1962, in Gravette, to William Wilbur Jr. and Joan Spears Wilbur. He was the widower of the late Kathleen Tkaczuk Wilbur, whom he married on June 13, 2020, and preceded him in death on Jan. 18, 2023. As a child, Bill and his family lived in Bermuda for three years, Guam for one year, and then in South Portland, Maine. He moved back to Northwest Arkansas in 1983 but lived in Missouri briefly from 2018 to 2022. He earned an ASBA at NWACC and a BSBA - IT at Walton School of Business, U of A. He worked for O'Reilly's in IT quality assurance. He enjoyed working and playing on his computer, traveling, and camping.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and one brother, Jeffrey Wilbur.

He is survived by one brother, Richard Spear; and his wife Shelley of Gravette.

A graveside service will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Gravette at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. Special memories or condolences may be shared with his family in the online guestbook at www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

Arrangements are by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs.

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