Born Sept. 11, 1955 Died Aug. 1, 2008
Relocating to Nevada, Bill began a long run as drummer / vocalist with “The Dae Han Sisters”. He soon became well established in the Las Vegas, Reno & Lake Tahoe musical markets. An excellent sight-reader and technician, Bill also worked in many production shows and recording sessions.
In 1991, Bill joined the legendary Nevada show group “Sidro’s Armada”. During his 7 year stay with Sidro, he attracted the attention of numerous national acts. Also active in contemporary Christian music, Bill had been the staff drummer for Desert Horizons Church in Las Vegas since 1999.
For a number of years Billy played drums and sang backup for “Sonny Turner’s Platters”, “The Miracles”, “Lesley Gore”, “Shirley Alston Reeves”, “Peggy March” “The Chiffons” & “The Fortunes”. Rounding out his experience in all styles of music, Bill played for the Summerlin Performing Arts Theatre production of “Beguiled Again” for Director Gary Colombo.
While touring with Gary Puckett, Billy brought his great vocals, superior drumming and considerable experience to this great ensemble.
You were not just a great talent, you were a great friend. The kind we could count on. The kind that we admired, respected, cared for and loved. We will miss you. Rest well, my brother! We'll catch up to you some day.