On New Years Eve in 1972, Will and Brenda L. Mains met and fell in love. In March 1974, they married and soon received orders for Elmondorf Air Force Base,
In 1979, Will and Brenda opened and managed the Flowercart Florist along with another local couple, Dr Keith and Lynne Amiel. In 1989, after selling the florist Will found a job with Civil Service at Sight C-6 in the
In 1991, Will began his battle with cancer. During his initial surgery and chemotherapy, it was only with the help of the leave days donated by his co-workers that Will was able to focus on healing, recovering, and returning to work in remission. Thank you once again. Over the past twenty years, Will’s cancer has returned, and three times he was forced back into surgery. Each time he soldiered on without complaint.
Just before his death, Will was again diagnosed with a recurrence of cancer and he and Brenda went to
Will was preceded in death by his parents Carl Melvin and Virginia Lee of
and loving cousins and friends.
Will was medically retired for the last ten years of his life, and he and Brenda traveled the country extensively, enjoying all our natural gifts and wonders. Will was an active member of the Air Commando and Combat Control Associations and a proud Okaloosa Democrat. He was an unabashed patriot. Will kept a beautiful garden at his “Florida Vacation Home” here in Mary Esther and was a shameless “tree hugger.” He is sorely missed by all the neighborhood’s stay cats, wild birds, turtles, and snakes too.
William will be remembered at a “celebration of life” to be held at the Soundside Club at Hurlburt Field on Saturday October 1, at . A RSVP will be required for friends who would like to attend, but don’t have a Military ID Card – please call
We will also hold a celebration on the evening of October 28 for all his Combat Control friends to attend during their reunion.
Friends who wish may contribute in memory of William T. Hall to the Fisher House of the