William Thomas WhitlowAugust 24, 1942 ~ January 4, 2018 (age 75)
William Thomas (Bill) Whitlow, 75, passed away January 4, 2018 in St George, UT. He was born August 24, 1942 in San Jose, California to Thomas Walter Perski and Arlene Lowena Mangin. He married Judy Hill June 30, 1962 in Napa, California. Bill was raised in California. He attended elementary school in San Jose and attended Ridgeview Junior High and Napa High School in Napa. He also lived in Eureka, Salinas, Benicia, Fresno and Cameron Park in California, moving to St George in 1996.
From an early age he loved motorcycles and owned at least one most of his life. He was involved in amateur motorcycle racing in California and took great pride in the trophies he won. He was partial to Harley Davidson's and rode until his health prevented him from doing so.
Bill worked most of his life in the automotive industry, from motorcycle mechanic, to car salesman to managing parts departments to managing rental agencies.
Bill loved camping at Fish Lake, his various dogs and making smoking hot chili. He enjoyed target shooting at the shooting ranges nearby.
He is survived by his wife Judy, daughter Leslie and son-in-law Sam, grand-daughter Liz He is also survived by his brother Stan and sister-in-law Grace; sisters-in-law Susan Hurt, Katy Bellinger and Diane Hill; brothers-in law Tom Hurt and Charles Hill, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Bill was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Special thanks to Dixie Regional Medical Center, especially Ashlee and Kendra for their caring service.
A memorial service will be held in the coming weeks.