Paul W. "Bill" Moran
Paul W. “Bill” Moran died Saturday, March 18, 2006, in Yuma, Ariz. He was 72.
Mr. Moran wished to be cremated and no services to be held.
He was born on Jan. 23, 1934, in Buffalo, N.Y. Mr. Moran came to Alaska in 1960 and spent years as a butcher in the Kenai-Soldotna area. He worked for George Navarre for many years in his Kenai and North Kenai grocery stores and later for Kearlee Wright at Big K Grocery in Soldotna, as well as Carr’s and Safeway. He will be remembered by many patrons and friends in the area as “Big Bill the friendly butcher.”
When Mr. Moran retired, he ran Dot’s Fish Camp in the Kenai Keys area in Sterling with his wife, Darlene. Dot’s Fish Camp was started by his mother, Dot Brown. Mr. Moran and his wife moved to Yuma, Ariz. in 2004.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Bing “Dot” Brown; and brother, Jerry Moran.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene of Yuma; daughters and husbands, Michelle and Warren Kalkhof of Louisville, Ky. and Suzanne and Sam Dankovich of Celeron, N.Y.; brother and wife, Dennis and Ila Moran of Yuma; sister and husband, Dianne and Chris Cooper of Tehachapi, Calif.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and step-children.
Arrangements were made by the Yuma Mortuary.
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