He married Clara Rose Uschwald in Detroit on June 8, 1940. They had one child:
- WJW (living)
William died in Grosse Pointe, Michigan on June 23, 1986, and was buried at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy, Michigan. You can visit his grave (virtually) here.
* William’s Michigan death record and Social Security records say that his birthday was February 7, but his World War II draft card says it was February 6.
The photo above is in the possession of WJW (living), William’s son.