January 2, 1946 - June 5, 2020
NORFOLK -- Memorial service for William B. "Bill" Kingsbury, 74, of Norfolk, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Northern Heights Baptist Church in Norfolk with Pastor Matt Gilmore officiating. Graveside service will be held at the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Bazile Mills, Nebraska. Military rites will be held at the Northern Heights Baptist Church and conducted by the American Legion Post 16, V.F.W. Post 1644, Nebraska American Legion Riders, and the United States Navy. Bill passed away at his residence on Friday, June 5, 2020. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements. Bill was born on January 2, 1946 in Gregory, South Dakota to Burton and Ida (Hanson) Kingsbury. Bill attended grade school in the Gregory, SD area and graduated from Gregory High School in 1964. He received a 2 year degree from the former Teachers State College in Springfield, SD. Bill served in the United States Navy from December 6, 1965 and was honorably discharged on October 17, 1969. He served on board the USS Lynde McCormick, and served 2 tours to Vietnam. He married Doris Ehrenberg in 1977 at the Grace Bible Church in Creighton. Bill worked electrical maintenance for various places in the Norfolk area. Bill was a member of the Northern Heights Baptist Church where he was involved with numerous activities throughout his life. He was a life member of the Norfolk V.F.W. and American Legion, charter member of A.L.R., he volunteered at the Norfolk Veterans Home and assisted with V.F.W. activities, was active with the Legion color guard, and the American Legion Riders. He loved God, family, and his country. Survivors include wife Doris Kingsbury, one son Carl (Vandy) Kingsbury, two grandchildren Cameron (Ashley), Cassandra (Ryan), three sisters Grace Gillette, Donna (Kevin) Lucas, Millie Kenzy, brother Wayne (friend Janice) Kingsbury, numerous nieces and nephews, mother-in-law Audrey Weigel, sisters-in-law Virginia Kingsbury and Carol Smith. He was preceded in death by parents Burton and Ida (Hanson) Kingsbury, brothers Robert Kingsbury and John Kingsbury, brother-in-law Ralph Kenzy, and nephew Brock Kingsbury. Soloist will be John Grimes and the organist will be Eileen Damme. Condolences may be expressed to the family on-line at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.
NORFOLK -- Memorial service for William B. "Bill" Kingsbury, 74, of Norfolk, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Northern Heights Baptist Church in Norfolk with Pastor Matt Gilmore officiating. Graveside service will be... View Obituary & Service Information
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