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Obituary: William (Bill) Blount
1949 — 2021

William (Bill) Blount, 71, member of a pioneer Prescott family, was born Nov. 7, 1949, and passed away in Prescott Valley on July 11, 2021.

Growing up in Prescott, in his formative years, Bill was an outstanding left-handed pitcher and an avid sports fan. As an adult, he became an excellent bowler and enjoyed participating in bowling tournaments across the country.

For many years, Bill was employed in the family business, Blount Welding and Steel, and retired after more than 20 years of service at Hanson Aggregates.

Bill was predeceased by his parents, John B. (“Jack”) and Jessie M. Blount; his grandparents, aunts and uncles.

He is survived by his long-time companion, Rose Richison of Prescott Valley; and his brother, John (Shirlee) Blount of Flagstaff.

Bill is also survived by his children, Bill and Tim Blount of Texas and their families, and twins, Adam Blount and Jessica Blount of Nevada and their families.

Bill also leaves behind numerous grandchildren.

Information was provided by the family.

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