Mr. William " Bill " David Gish

September 11, 1933March 6, 2018
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William David Gish, age 84, of Fontana, California passed away on Tuesday March 6, 2018. William was born September 11, 1933 in Chickasha, Oklahoma.

A memorial service for William will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Green Acres Memorial Park & Mortuary, 11715 Cedar Ave, Bloomington, CA 92316. A graveside service will occur Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM, 11715 Cedar Ave, Bloomington, CA 92316. A cremation will occur.

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  • Memorial Service Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Mr. William " Bill " David Gish

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Sharon Crafts

April 12, 2018

What I remember most about Uncle Bill was his playfulness with us kids.
He was rough but I liked it that way so I was twice as rough to him. He just called me a brat. Through my growing up years I saw his steadfastness in church attendance. As an adult I admired his work ethic.
The most vivid memory was when I was a very small child. We would be in church and Bill was an usher. I would see him and began to loudly say "Unca Bio" over and over until he picked me up and sat me down between him and my aunt. I was perfectly happy and quiet for the rest of the service. Off and on during past years he and I would talk about things that concerned us. He would tell me it was good talking to me, I would kiss his forehead and tell him I loved him.
I will Miss you Unca Bio!

D. Gish

April 9, 2018

A few more "LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY FATHER" PART TWO. 27) Money doesn't grow on trees. 28) Some people do have a "backseat" drivers license. 29) It is better to give than take. 30) Be a hard worker, don't be lazy. 31) The early bird gets the worm, but I don't know anybody that likes to eat worms. 32) Put God first, Family second and job last. 33) Do things together as a family. 34) You will always have to answer to a higher authority be it parents, teachers, bosses, police officers or God. Show respect. 35) How you take care of your body when you are younger it pays you back when you are older. 36) Don't judge a man by his color, if you have to judge him do so by his character and his true colors will come to light. 37) If you have to be politically correct or right choose to be right. 38) Plant seeds in the garden and seeds in the heart of man. God will make them grow. 39) Reading makes you smarter. 40) Both good and evil comes from the heart. 41) All work and no play is not healthy for the family. 42) It is better to hold your temper and don't act out in anger. Think about it and come back with the right response. 43) If you don't like the way you were raised then don't let it reflect the way you live. 44) Never give up, try again. 45) Two wrongs don't make a right. Don't seek revenge. 46) The Prodigal son is supposed to have a party when he returns home. 47) Help your children do their homework, don't force them and don't do it for them, but help them. 48) Don't just tell your children to do something because you said so, but also tell them why. 50) Don't be to strict of a parent, neither dominant, neglectful or permissive but be "balanced". Show a high display of warmth and acceptance. Yet maintain clearly defined rules and limits. 51) To believe in Jesus Christ will get you eternal life. Accepting Jesus Christ into your heart and personnel savior, asking forgiveness of your sins will get you into HEAVEN.

D Gish

April 8, 2018

Just a few "LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY FATHER". PART ONE 1) If you cant say something nice about someone then don't say anything about them at all. 2) Be careful what you confess with your mouth, it might come true. 3) "Mo de lon" in French means "cut the grass". Now go do it. 4) An unkempt yard usually means something is amiss in the house. 5) Parents aren't perfect, neither is children. 6) Be courteous, open doors and offer your seat to women. 7) The man is the head of the household, but that makes him responsible for everything that happens in and out of that household. 8) Never strike a women. 9) Two things are guaranteed in life, death and taxes. 10) If Dad says no go ask Mom for a second opinion. 11) Father didn't like "tattletales". You didn't hear that from me. 12) Men do cry, it doesn't make you any less of a man. 13) Warranted discipline received when younger turns into respect when older. 14) If you want your children to be close to you when you are older you have to bond with them when they are younger. 15) Beauty doesn't last forever it is what is inside that counts. 16) Sometimes you can offend people by what you say and alienate them and other times people need to hear the truth to set them free. Its not always what you say, but how you say it. 17) Teach your children the right path in life when they are young, when they get older they will always know the right way. 18) When you correct your children let them know you still love them. 19) Don't be too critical of your children, but be encouraging also. 20) Having chores makes children responsible. 21) Children learn more by observing, always set an example. 22) Blood is thicker than water. 23) Don't be afraid to say your sorry. 24) Forgiveness is one of the hardest things to do. 25) Practice what you preach. 26) Don't mistake my kindness for weakness. The same hand that feeds you can also choke you.

Bruce Moheit

April 8, 2018

Hello Bill,
I just want to thank you for all the knowledge that you gave me throughout the years.
And for the trade that you taught me, I was able to better my family's life with all the little extra things that made them happy.
I will miss joking around with you and I will miss you.
Love, Bruce
Your son-in-law

Kristy Koelzow

April 8, 2018

I will miss you Grandpa! I have so many great childhood memories with you and Grandma, that will always be with me.

Becky Moheit

April 8, 2018


This is Becky and I just wanted to thank you for bringing my mom, brother Tommy and myself into your life.

You were there when our dad walked away and you were there to give us a father who loved us and took good care of us. You made us a part of your family and I will be forever grateful.

You may have not have been my biological dad, but you were my DAD!!!

I love you and you will always be forever in my heart.

Trinity Demello

April 8, 2018

I remember when he and grandma babysat me and I would always want to go into his paint room because it was so cool and fun , but I could never touch anything because I would get in trouble by him. So I sat in a corner coloring admiring the room of his.

Deanna Rodriguez

April 6, 2018

I remember as a little girl you were always giving that tough love and grandma was always yelling at you to be nice to us! You always forced me to eat my beans (ewww) or I couldn't leave the table. I still hate beans.. sorry Grandpa. Still, you always took care of me when I was sick with your oldschool remedies that always seemed to work. Teaching me your crafts when I would come bug you and ask what you were doing. Teaching us your favorite song when we were bored. Chicory chic chala chala! I passed it on and taught the girls the song too. Just recently you asked if I found a husband yet like you have many times. Always concerned if I'm taken care of❤ I'll be fine Grandpa. I will be missing you every day, you will always be my favorite memory and forever in my heart. Say hi to Grandma for me and save me a spot up there. I love you brat!!

Geanna Ruiz

April 6, 2018

I remember when i was 8 or maybe younger he was watching his show , i was sitting next to him , he was going on and on about how much he loved the show and that i should start watching it too . of course i didn’t bc i’m just not into it but i knew how much he loved those western shows.

Melissa Rodriguez-Fabela

April 6, 2018


It has become evident that you were the glue that held this family together, without you we are lost.

I remember when you took care of me when I had the flu. I had a fever but you said I had to sweat it out. As I was laying down on your living room couch, you feed me soup and made me drink hot tea with honey. You bundled me up like a burrito and boy did I sweat it out. I began hallucinating, I watched the ceiling (while it still had those wooden planks) cave in, bow out and swirl, it was scary but I held on. Its a memory, Ill never forget.

You never sided with anyone, if one kid was going to be punished, everyone was punished. I always believed it was unfair. Why punish me, I never did anything wrong. (yeah right) I do not miss those corners. It wasn't until I became an adult to realize why did you that. You were teaching us how to handle conflicts and come to an agreeable solution on our own.

You helped me develop a tougher skin. I love you and will miss you.

Do you ever get tired of singing that same old song.......

Love Missy