William Robert Whitlow Sr., 72, of Eureka, passed away on Sept. 17, 2019 surrounded by his family who loved him dearly.

He was born to parents David and Louise Whitlow on October 16, 1947 in Burbank, California. He graduated Burbank High in 1965. He also extended his education and became a paramedic and helped save many peoples lives.

He married the love of his life, Rebecca Marie Cadenas, and had three handsome sons. William always fought hard to keep his family together and did whatever he had to do to make that happen.

William is survived by Rebecca Whitlow, son William Whitlow Jr. and wife Hannah and their five children; Maizy, Tava, Miles, Iven and Walker. Son Thomas Whitlow and son Wyatt Whitlow and Crystal Whitlow and their children Kaiden, Kyler, and Kierra. William is laid to rest with parents David and Louise Whitlow, brother David and sister Linda Whitlow.

William was known for his great adventurous stories, the love for his family, fighting for what he thought was right, and spending as much time as he could with his family. He loved God and believed in the magic and power of love.

The family will spread his ashes over the ocean somewhere tropical in remembrance of his amazing life of love and adventure.


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