William Bill Jon Lowthian

November 4, 1935May 16, 2013

William Jon Lowthian was born in Duncan, Arizona on November 4, 1935. He grew up around and graduated from West High School, marrying his high school sweetheart Mary Lou, who preceded him in death. After school Bill served his country in the Marine Corps, and after completing his service re-enlisted in the Navy. Following his honorable discharges he continued working with the US Government in many capacities. Among other things, Bill was an artist. He was responsible for some of the first courtroom illustrations published in this country. In his later years Bill delved into the world of digital cartography, exploring the world through Google Maps and Google Earth. He left this world peacefully on the 16th of May, 2013 with his family at his side. He is survived by his children Brett Hoffmann (Rosemarie Hoffmann), Elizabeth Cecere, Lori Schneider; grandchildren Shanon Stanton, Ricky Doran, Kelly Lowthian, Jennifer Ebert, Ronnie Spratley, Shania Harris; great-grandchildren William Dahlen, Francesqua Dahlen, Brody Stanton, Erin Stanton, Zoei Lowthian, Liberty Lowthian, Anberlin Ebert, Moxie Spratley; and siblings Eddie Gill, Charlie Gill, Robert Gill, and Norma Gill.


  • Memorial Service Friday, May 24, 2013

William Bill Jon Lowthian

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John & Cindy Spaulding

May 23, 2013

He is at peace and with his beloved wife. Our hearts and thoughts are with you.

Betsy Schoenfeldt

May 22, 2013

Our prayers are with you at this time of loss.

Shanon Stanton

May 21, 2013

May you forever rest in peace and enjoy your after life with grandma. Forever watch over us from up above and know you will always be in our hearts! We love you and miss you dearly Papa!! Love Shanon, Brody & Erin

Trina Reed

May 21, 2013

Papa, even though we never met, you have always felt like a part of my family. Thank you for always being there for Shanon and the kids. Through the years I have heard nothing but positive stories about you. Though you are no longer with us, rest assured that those stories will continue to be told through the years. The love you felt while you were here will only intensify now that your gone. Good bless you and rest in peace.