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William Henry Acosta
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1929
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 2011
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Rev. William Henry Acosta, 82, of Richmond, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 13. He was born June 11, 1929 in Louisville, Ky., to Baldemero Merito Acosta and Nancy Lee Acosta. Bill grew up in Louisville. He earned his B.A. from Kentucky Wesleyan College and his Master's of Divinity from Emory Theological Seminary. Bill married his college sweetheart, Marilyn Fitzpatrick, and they settled in the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church serving churches in Tidewater, Northern Virginia, Southwestern Virginia and Richmond. Bill is survived by his wife, Marilyn; two daughters, Nancy (Grady) and Elizabeth (Rob); one son, Robert (Andrea); 10 grandchildren; one brother, Edgar Acosta (Raquel); and two sisters, Grace Acosta and Margaret Ellen Goldsborough. Known for his sense of humor and playful nature, Bill was a genuine, giving, gracious individual who loved the Lord, his family and people of all natures. He will be missed. Services will be private.

Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on September 15, 2011

 
 
Note: , Date Of Burial : 09/17/2011, , Ref: Cemetery Records
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section: River Front West Lot: Level I, Row K
 
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Record added: Jun 27, 2012
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William Henry Acosta
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William Henry Acosta
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William Henry Acosta
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