William "Bill" George Minasian was born on February 8, 1947, in East St. Louis, Illinois. He transitioned on May 13, 2022, in Garland, Texas.
William attended St. Clair County schools in East St. Louis, Illinois. He later enlisted in the United States Marines.
Affectionately regarded as “Willie”, William enjoyed a career at The Sheraton Hotel, formerly the Adam’s Mark Hotel, in Dallas, Texas, where he worked in the Maintenance department until he retired in 2011.
William married Diana Dinardo on March 12, 1983. The two remained united in holy matrimony until his transition.
Among many hobbies, William enjoyed watching television, refinishing furniture, and garage mechanics. He will be fondly remembered for his good heart, helpfulness, generosity, and being a great provider for his family. His loving spirit will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Patricia Minasian; mother-in-law, Betty Dinardo; and brother-in-law, Bob Kish.
Those left to cherish sweet memories include his beloved wife of 39 years, Diana Minasian; brother-in-law, Lou Dinardo (Penney); sisters-in-law, Linda Cunningham and Debbie Kish; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.