In loving memory of William Gibson Witt (Bill), born Dec. 5, 1935 - Feb. 2, 2005. Beloved husband of Donna Witt, father to Debra (Witt) Curtis and David Witt. Most cherished grandfather to William Joshua Curtis, Kristina and Pete Paguyo, James and Jeremy Witt and Cynthia Curtis. Stepgrandfather to Brittney, Courtney, Lindsey, Kaci and Cody Spainhour and great grandfather to Pete Jr. Beloved brother to Calvin, Louise, Helen, James, Peggy, Orville and Glen Witt. Bill has been a resident of Redondo Beach, CA for 54 years. He and his wife Donna have been married for 48 years. In addition to being a wonderful grandpa, Bill has dedicated the last forty years to Redondo Little League and has been the Assistant District Administrator for the last 15. Bill worked at Hughes Aircraft for more than thirty years, then at Pavillions in Palos Verdes. Bill lost his battle to lung cancer at Little Company of Mary Hospital on Feb. 2, 2005. Bill will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. The world is not my home, I'm just passing through, my treasures are laid out somewhere beyond the blue. Your family loves you so much Bill. A celebration of life service will be held for Bill on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005 at 11:00 AM at RICE MORTUARY, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503

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  1. To all in the Witt Family, we wanted to send our condolences and our Love. Sincerely Misti,Justin and Javin Schaefer

  2. Dad I\’ll miss you so much. Thanks for everything you have ever done for me and your grandkids. You\’ll never never know how much I love and appreciated you. You\’ll always be in my heart forever. I Love You and will see you again.

  3. grandpa I love you and I will miss you. thank you for everything that you have done for me. I will see you again at heaven\’s door with open arms when its my time to go. I love you and will see you again.

  4. Grandpa, You were the best grandpa that anyone could ask for.Thank you so much for everything you sacrificed for us grandchildren.I\’m sorry that I couldn\’t do more for you. I love you so much and you will always be in my heart. I\’m sorry for the stress that I caused but the mistakes are over and I won\’t let you down. Until we meet again I love you.

  5. Bill will alway live in my heart. We were very close and I will miss his teasing and hearing his favorite nickname for me.

  6. Grandpa words cannot express the love I have for you. Ever since I was little I can remember being grandpa\’s little girl.I\’m going to miss all the times we share and nothing is going to ever be the same again.But, I promised to take care of Grandma just like I did for you and I\’m not going to break my promise.It is sooo exteremly hard to let you go but I know deep down I will be with you again one sweet day. I\’m so thankful for your love and I will love you always and forever. P.S. I took one of your sweatshirts again.

  7. Grandpa, Even though he was only born five weeks ago he knows you. Your voice, your love and compassion will live in him forever. I am glad and so is he that he got to spend time with you.Petey and me promise to share all the memories we have of you with him. He loves you very much.Please watch over him for me and keep him in your blessed sight.

  8. Grandpa, To me, you were my family. You took me in like one of your own, and treated me no different. I will never forget the times we had picking on Kristina and making jokes behind her back when she wasn\’t looking. You\’ll always be in my heart and I will never forget the times we had. Thank you so much for letting me be apart of your family. P.S: Did you hear about one of the Stater Bros. wife\’s being murdered?…

  9. “UGH”, I will miss you. You were the brother that I never had. You have left a hole in my heart. “DOUBLE UGH”

  10. Uncle Bill, You know, I had a bunch of stuff that I wanted to say to you, to encourage you, to make you smile, and maybe even make you lift your eyebrow, but now they have to wait…but God is aware of everything, because I ran it past Him first. I will so miss you, but I have to say, that the first thing that I thought of when the nurse told me that you were gone was Mom\’s favorite song, “God\’s Tomorrow”….and especially the part that says, “No more sorrow…for I know that God\’s tomorrow will be better than today.” Well, I know that it will be better and I look forward to the day when we will all be reunited again in God\’s Tomorrow. I love you muchly, Uncle Bill.

  11. Grandpa, no one will ever replace you in my life. You have given me so much love and advice that i will carry forever. You have never turned your back on me whenever i needed anyone to just listen to what i had to say. You are always going to be with me in my heart. I will miss you and I know that someday we will be together again. I Love You Very Much GoofyLee

  12. I would like to thank you for everything you have done for me. It was a great pleasure knowing such a great man. I pray for you; and, I pray for your family that they may live a peaceful life till the time they will meet you in the after life. Until then, I will see you in heaven.

  13. Dear Dave, Debbie and family, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We never met your father Dave but he sounds like he was a wonderful guy. You are all in our hearts and prayers. Love, Patty, Gary, Rachel, James,Emily, Sara, Gaspar and Family.

  14. pop: you have always been more then just a father-in-law to me. you have been for me in the good times and the bad times.you have been like a father to me.i just hope that i can be as good of a grandfather to pete as you were to my kids. i know some day you and i will be on the field of dreams we always talked about. i love you

  15. Donna, Debbie and David. We were so sorry to hear of Bills passing. Out thoughts are with you.

  16. Honey you were the LOVE OF MY LIFE you will be in my heart forever, there can be no other. See you someday again until then I Love and Miss you dearly.

  17. Dad: There are so many things tha I want to say but the list would be to long. But here are a few. You have always been there for me, through the good and the bad. You have also taught me so many things that it\’s so hard to count. But one of many was how to fix things around the house. I promise that I will try to be strong, just as you were strong. You know that I love you and always will and I will miss you so very very much. You will alway be in my heart. Till I see you again. Love Always, Daddy\’s Little Girl P.S. Remember when I told you that I didn\’t want to listen to hick music (LOL).

  18. Grandpa, thank you so much for all you done.my best times were just hanging out down at the park at baseball practices. You really did mean alot to me and im sorry i didnt get the chance to talk to you about it.Im trying my hardest in army and i know that meant alot.i love you alot and will always miss you being around. But until we meet again at heavens gates with open arms.I Love U

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