Bill was born in Duluth MN, on October 25, 1952 to Robert and Joan Fortune of Duluth, MN. He graduated from Pipestone High School, MN, in 1971. Bill was a free spirit, and loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, camping, animal watching, and all things in nature.
He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Ramirez Sole (Brian) and four grandchildren, Maguire Austin (17) Joshua Michael (16), Brenden Gabriel (13) and Olivia Grace (5), all of Edmond, OK. He is also survived by his sisters, Donna Fortune of Dayton, NV and Juliann (Merrill) Brockman of Milan, MO. He has several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Joan, and a brother, Robert (Bob).
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Bell Brothers Funeral Home, 601 N 56th Ave W, Duluth.