William S. Stevenson, 77, of Beloit, WI, died Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Alden Meadow Park Health Care Center, Clinton, WI.
He was born August 1, 1935 in Milton, Scotland, the son of William S. and Janet (Gourlay) Stevenson. William served two years with the Royal Air Force in Scotland. He married Margaret Nicol on October 6, 1958 in Scotland. William emigrated from Scotland to the United States in 1963, becoming a US Citizen in 1968.
William was formerly employed by Rollette Oil as general manager, retiring in 1997. He was an avid golfer and member of the United States Golf Association. William was also a past member of the Beloit Country Club.
Survivors include his daughter, Tracy (Gary) Stevenson-Olson of Beloit, WI; grandson, Ian Olson of Beloit, WI; close family friend, Linda Kamppi of Beloit, WI who helped with his care for the last six years; special relatives, Lesley Justus and Margaret Elliot.
He was predeceased by his parents; two sisters in infancy; sister, Jean Henderson; two brothers, James and Robert Stevenson.
The family would like to give a special thank you to St. Jude’s Hospice and Alden Meadow Park Health Care Center for the wonderful, supportive care they gave to William.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Rd., Beloit, WI with Pastor Philip Allen officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service in the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com.