William Alan “Bill” Runyon, 64, of Raleigh, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at Rex Hospital. He was born in Parkersburg, W. Va. and was a graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. Runyon was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed tennis and traveling.
Funeral services were held, Aug. 19, 2013 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial was in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.
Runyon is survived by his wife, Arlene “Rei” Runyon; sons, Joshua and Jason Runyon; daughters, Jody Hill and Jennifer Runyon; granddaughter, Taylor Hill; grandsons, Gabriel Vila-Runyon and Dean Vila-Runyon; his mother, Patricia Stephens Ball and stepfather, Donald. He was preceded in death by his father, William Runyon.
Pallbearers were Jason Runyon, Joshua Runyon, David Runyon, Steven Runyon, Rodney Hayslette and Bill Dunleavy.