William "Bill" Watkins Rinebold, 56, of Lovell, Maine, died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Fryeburg Health Care Center in Fryeburg, Maine after a battle with cancer.
He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. on April 4, 1956, the son of Lewis and Priscilla Watkins Rinebold. He grew up and was educated in Decatur, Ill. He worked for Norfolk and Southern Railroad in Illinois and for hotels there and in North Conway.
He loved his home and his dogs and fooling around with equipment. He enjoyed poker night and nature photography. He was a loyal friend and a good neighbor. Cody said, "he was the best uncle." He prevailed bravely over accidents and alcoholism. He survived damn near everything.
He is survived by siblings, Pinky, of Bethel, Maine, Lisa and her husband, Jerry Sutkus, of Conway, Cindy DesMarais, and her husband, Stephen, of Center Conway, and John and his wife, Rhonda, of Irving, Texas; nephews, Cody Floyd, of Center Conway, John Jr., of Colorado, and Erik, of Texas; and a niece, Ashley DesMarais, of Mass. He was predeceased by his parents; and beloved dogs, Britanny, Zip and Bucky.
There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service at Greenleaf Chapel at 37 Vernon Street in Bethel.
Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.