Bill Colville

William “Bill” James Colville, 66, of Pinellas Park, FL passed away peacefully on February 5, 2021 after fighting a long battle with cancer.

An incredible example of living life with strength, endurance, and love, Bill dedicated his life to his family and friends. He was selfless, kind, funny, loyal and the most diehard sports fan there was. He was an amazing husband and dad, and an even better “Gramps”. Bill was a graduate of Dixie Hollins HS and went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. After Graduation, he worked at West Pharmaceutical Services as a Production Planner and retired after 33 years. Bill shared his passion and love of sports by volunteering as a coach and mentor at Pinellas Park National Little League and Sacred Heart Catholic School for many years. When Bill wasn’t working, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and cheering on his beloved sports teams the St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Rays, Lighting, USF Bulls and Florida Gators.

Bill will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years, Pam Naber Colville; his son, William “Billy” Colville; his daughter and son-in-law, Kari and Pat Liby; his grandchildren, Kelsea Jeanne and Patrick William Liby; his father, William T. Colville; and sister, Debbie Basile (Al). He is preceded in death by his mother, Genevieve “Jean” Colville.

Funeral Mass: at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday February 20th at 1:00 pm. Masks will be required for all entering the church and social distancing will be maintained. There will also be a virtual option to view the service for those unable to attend.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church is located at: 4661 82nd Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Bill’s name to St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation.  http://www.stanthonysfoundation.org/

 

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Anonymous
2 months ago

My heart hurts. I love Bill Colvill. I will miss him much

Debbie and Al Basile (sister)
2 months ago

I will truly miss my little brother that I loved very much, but I take comfort in knowing he is now with my Mom and his best friend Sonny in Heaven. I was disappointed he missed seeing his Tampa Bay Buccaneers win the Super Bowl , but I know he was there in a Sky Box. I believe my Angel Brother had something to do with all the errors the Kansas City Chiefs made since this team had not lost a game all season! My brother will forever be in the hearts of many people because he had a very… Read more »

Cynthia Williams
2 months ago

Bill will be missed by so many but mostly his family. Pam the love of his life. His kids and grandkids his heart. He was a very dedicated person to all that knew him and called him a friend. He worked hard for Sacred Heart Church festivals . Security will never bee the same. We know he entered Gods Kingdom and greeted by many. Rest In Peace my friend .

Ann Walkowiak
2 months ago

Great man great friend he will surely be missed he always had a smile on his face and wherever he was pam was Always by his side love his grandchildren dearly is one special angel now God bless

Lisa Esterhay
2 months ago

Bill was such a kind person and lived his life as a true example of graciousness. He accepted everyone for who they are. He will be truly missed.

Tony mazzella
2 months ago

Bill has left a Memory on everyone’s life that he has meet! From the very first time I met Bill till the very last time I seen Bill he would be the first one to get up and greet you, whether it was a handshake or a hug. No matter where we all ever went we knew the chair facing the TV or TVs was Bills. Bill, you will always have a special place in our heart. Words our not needed To describe Bill, everyone who knew him loved him.. love you always, sandy&tony.

Dave Bergerstock
2 months ago

My sincere condolences to the family. I had the privilege of working closely with Bill at West — truly, such a caring and kind gentleman. He will be sorely missed.

Dan Green
2 months ago

I had the pleasure of working with Bill for many years. He would make the trek up to Pennsylvania periodically and would always stop by to say hi. He will be missed.

Claytronna Harris
2 months ago

Sincere condolences to the family and friends. May strength be provided and hearts be mended over time. May God rest his soul.

Myra Guastella
2 months ago

Pam, Kari, Billy and family, Charlie and I express our deepest sympathy in Bill’s passing. We are thinking of you at this time of grief, but please rest assured he is at peace an in the Lord’s kingdom. May his eternal soul rest in peace. Our regards, Charlie & Myra Guastella

Marty Folsom
2 months ago

Such wonderful memories of a man who enjoyed life, loved his family, worked hard, played hard, too. He will be greatly missed!

Derk Walters
2 months ago

My condolences and prayers go out to Bill’s family. I had the honor and privilege of working with Bill at West for 30 years as part of the Supply Chain Planning team. Bill and I shared so so many laughs over the years. He was so quick witted. He was always there to help someone with a work related problem.
Bill was sorely missed when he retired and he will now be sorely missed by all as he takes his seat in heaven.
Gods bless his family!
Derk Walters

Fred McCleery
2 months ago

Bill and I began our careers at West in 1984. We both retired at the end of 2017. During our 33 years working together I came to appreciate Bill’s love of family, his strong faith plus his love for the St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Bucs. Bill and I traveled together on a variety of business trips to the Northeast, Germany, Brazil, Arkansas, Alabama and many other locations I cannot even remember. Each trip was productive but was always filled with fun and laughs. Bill had the best sense of humor and was simply a great guy. I will… Read more »

Jennifer Smith
1 month ago

Bill will truly be missed. He was my boss my mentor and most of all a true friend for 30 years. RIP my friend.

Rhonda Brennan
1 month ago

Bill will be missed by everyone he ever met! He left a special memory for us all! Whenever I think of Bill I always smile! Working with him for over 20 years I cannot ever remember him saying a negative comment or harsh word! His spirit will remain an inspiration to us all! I feel very fortunate to have known him and shared so many special memories!

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