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 William Franklin Bias

William Franklin Bias

Boone County, West Virginia, USA
Death 3 Feb 1997 (aged 72)
Burial Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1B, Site 7277
Memorial ID 365033 · View Source
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William Bias, retired assistant superintendent of the New Kent County Public Schools, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease. He was 72 and lived in Quinton.

Mr. Bias served the school system as assistant superintendent from 1972 to 1987.

He taught physical education at New Kent High School in 1986 and also coached golf and football there.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Concord University in West Virginia in 1952. He taught physical education and history for several years in West Virginia before enlisting in the Air Force.

After his discharge four years later, Mr. Bias coached sports at Fork Union Military Academy.

He later earned a master's degree from William and Mary and worked for the college's extension service for four years.

Mr. Bias served in the Marine Corps during World War II and fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima. He was awarded two Purple Hearts.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian Bias; two stepsons Richard H. Parker of Cedartown, Ga., and Kenneth E. Parker of Yokum, Okla.; and three stepdaughters, Sue P. Howard, Jane P. Adams and Eileen Turner all of Hanover.

A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Richmond National Cemetery.

Richmond Times-Dispatch (VA) - Thursday, February 6, 1997

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Grave marker notes also Marine Corps.




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  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 365033
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Franklin Bias (22 Sep 1924–3 Feb 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 365033, citing Richmond National Cemetery, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .