PASO ROBLES — William E. Halopoff, 78, of Paso Robles died unexpectedly on Dec. 17, 2012, at Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton.
He was born in the Russian community in East Los Angeles and grew up in Altadena. After his military service, he graduated from Art Center College of Design in 1968 and worked for FMC Corporation in San Jose as an International Design Consultant. He was also a fine artist, often winning awards for his detailed pencil renderings at various art shows.
Bill is survived by his wife, Nancy; his son, Guy; his daughter and son-in-law, Jeff and Carolee Peterson; three beloved grandchildren, Emily, 13, Jenna, 11, and Davis, 9; his sister, Marilyn Noel, and extended family, all of whom share wonderful memories of the outgoing, wonderful character that was Bill.
A memorial service will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Paso Robles on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in his honor to Covenant Presbyterian Church.For the complete article see the 12-28-2012 issue.
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