Livonia: November 15, 2017 at age 87. Bill was born on July 26, 1930 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is predeceased by his wife Nanette. Survived by sons Raymond (Cheryl) and Stephen (Debbie), and daughter Jennifer (Pat) Redmiles, 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Bill proudly served with the King’s Own Scottish Borderers in Hong Kong and Korea. He was an accomplished soccer player and life-long Glasgow Rangers fan. Bill made history in becoming the first ever full-time soccer referee and officiated in the NASL and MISL throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s. Bill greatly enjoyed his final years surrounded by grandchildren Ewan, Shea, Blair, Reghan. He will be sorely missed and fondly remembered by family and friends here and abroad. Special thanks to Neil, with Livingston County Meals on Wheels, for always looking out and delivering meals to Bill at the house.
Bill’s Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 15th, at 11am at the Central Presbyterian Church, 31 Center Street, Geneseo, NY.In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston County Office of the Aging – Meals on Wheels Program, 8 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com