William Coots

Obituary of William Coots

William E. Coots was born Sept. 30, 1934 in Lepanto, Arkansas to Claude and Goldie Coots. As a young man he and his family moved many times but finally settled in Feather Falls, CA and later in Oroville CA. Bill worked for 35 years as a welder at various Power Plants throughout the north state. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping with his family. He also liked to watch boxing and wrestling and had a passion for watching classic movies. Anyone who knew Bill, loved him. Bill passed away on September 2, 2017 in Chico California.

Bill is survived by his life partner Alice Estes of Paradise CA, his 4 sons; Bill Coots and Randy Coots of Oroville, CA, Chris Coots of Benicia, CA, Robert Coots of Palm Desert, CA and his daughter Shellie Savage of Olympia WA, step daughter Lynette Rude of Redding CA along with 13 Grandchildren & 8 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death his parents, a brother Charles Coots and his step-daughter Tomina Sutton.

To honor his life a visitation will be held at Oroville Funeral Home, 1454 Montgomery St. in Oroville on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm . A Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, 11:00 am at Memorial Park Cemetery, 5646 Lincoln Blvd. in Oroville.

Arrangements are entrusted to Oroville Funeral Home (530) 533-0323