After graduating from Chagrin Falls High School, Bill joined the Air Force, finishing as a staff/sergeant and Radar Crew Chief. He was graduated from Miami University (Ohio) in 1956. Recently retired after 37 years in the insurance business, his life’s work is far from over. Each summer Bill serves as an English teacher in China. He is deck officer for Spirit of Grace, a 2000 ton humanitarian freighter which carries food and medicine to third world countries. He also smuggles bibles into China, Russia, Cuba and Macau. For the past seven years, he has been Director of World Missions for St. John’s Lutheran Church in Orange, California.