Travel Nav 08

William "Bill" P. Rich, Jr.

July 9, 1944 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 77)



William “Bill” P. Rich, Jr., age of 77, passed on Monday May 16, 2022, in Merrill, WI.

Bill was born on July 9, 1944, to William Rich, Sr. and Ella Hill in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Wausau East High School and enlisted in the Air Force until 1963. He married on April 13, 1969, to Janet Loraine Concord in Wausau, WI. He worked as a Postal Clerk for 45 years and retired in January of 2013.

He enjoyed many hobbies; gardening yard work, swimming, bowling, and most of all, traveling to many destinations by bus.

Bill is survived by his granddaughter Jaeylyn Besing, one great-grandchild, and brother-in-law.

He is preceded in death by wife Janet Colcord and daughter Amy Resch.

Bill will be missed and remembered by those that knew and loved him. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William "Bill" P. Rich, Jr., please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for William "Bill"

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of William "Bill" P. Rich, Jr.
© 2022 Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility