William Chrisman

Obituary of William Chrisman

His Legacy… William (Bill) Marshall Chrisman was born on October 19, 1949 to parents Mike and Dorothy Chrisman in San Mateo, California. Bill was taken before his time on January 4, 2018 in Berry Creek, California. Bill spent his early years in San Carlos and Clearlake but lived most of his adult life in Berry Creek, California. He worked in the logging industry for over 40 years before he retired to pursue other passions. He enjoyed scuba, sailing, travel, gardening, gold-mining, home distillery, and daily walks in the woods. He was most at peace amongst nature. 


His Family… Bill is survived by his daughter Angella, granddaughter Lilly, his brother James and his wife Evelyn, along with their four children and six grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, his niece Cathy and grandson Kyle. He also leaves behind his ex-wife’s, Rita Boone and Grace King and cherished companion Katriena Carranza. 


His Farewell ServiceA Celebration of Bill's Life will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Oroville Funeral Home, 1454 Montgomery Street, Oroville, California. Scheduled as follows: Viewing opportunity begins at 10:00 AM with Recitation of Rosary at 10:45 AM, Closed Casket Memorial Service and Eulogies from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM  Arrangements are entrusted to Oroville Funeral Home 530-533-0323.