William 'Bill' Gerard Rauton of Atlanta, GA passed away unexpectedly on Saturday March 18, 2023, at age, 64. His brothers and sisters; Mary, Randy, Tim, Elizabeth and Robert will forever miss him. His deep affection for his family including his aunt Nancy Hall and her family, cousins; the Roes, the Pickerings, the Raton's, Lynne and Joe, make his passing especially difficult, His nieces and nephews, Hannah, Harris, Max, Cee Cee, Camille, Chad, Julia, Luisa, and Jennifer and his great niece, Avery will never forget him. Bill was an undeniable presence, tall, handsome and always outgoing. As a result he had a large and eclectic circle of friends. He was intellectually vibrant and would adamantly pursue a discussion or a difference in opinions. Bill received an MBA of Public Accountancy from Georgia State University in 2016. As his interest changed, he returned to the same institute to complete his Masters of Commercial Real Estate in 2022. By far, what he will be remembered most for is his magnificent heart. He was always supportive, helpful and generous with his time and with his love. His family and friends will remember this forever.
A celebration of his life will be held on March 26th, 2023 at 1:30 pm. HM Patterson & Sons Funeral Home- 4550 Peachtree Rd. NE Atlanta, GA 30319. A reception will follow after the service.