Bill, a longtime resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on January 8, 2022. Bill was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England on April 2, 1942. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Doris; a brother, Terry; and a sister, Jean. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Brenda Barron Sharp, a brother Brian (Kay), sister, Brenda (Brian) and sister Janice (Steve), ex-wife, Glenda and sons Jay and Ty and their children, numerous nieces and nephews as well as Brenda's extended family who always included him as a "cousin." Bill had a long career in the petro-chemical industry and was currently employed with GEO Heat Exchangers in St. Gabriel. A celebration of his life will be held later in April which would be his 80th birthday. Donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published by The Advocate from Jan. 9 to Jan. 12, 2022.