Heaven gained a special angel Monday, August 21, 2017 on the day of the Solar Eclipse. He was born on April 14, 1949 to Charles and Delores Bowerbank in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Bill married Sophia Montoya (Toone) in 1967 and later divorced. Then found the love of his life and married Teena (Sly) Carter in 1984.
His family was the most important thing to him along with the many friends he had adored. Bill loved golfing, snow skiing, camping, softball and coaching his son's soccer teams.
Bill was know for always having a smile on his jolly face and playing Santa Clause with his Rosy Cheeks.
Bill is survived by his wife Teena, his four boys Todd (Kim) Bowerbank, Clint (Teresa) Bates, Casey (Chelsea) Carter, and Jeremy Bowerbank, 13 Grandchildren , one Great Grandchild, 3 Brothers and 5 sisters.
He was preceded in death by his son Dennis Bates, Mother, Father and Grandparents.
A Celebration of Bill's life will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. Guests are encouraged to use the complimentary valet parking on the north side of the building.
We ask that you share with everyone any funny memories you've had with Bill.