January 21, 1941 ~ December 27, 2012
Hamlin: Thursday, December 27, 2012 at age 71. Survived by his wife Hiroko Battey; children, Kimi (Ken) Burgess, William (Christine) Battey Jr.; grandchildren, Brandon and Alyssa Burgess, Rachael Battey; brother, Frank Battey; dear relatives and friends. Bill was a proud Marine Veteran and enjoyed volunteering for Honor Flight of Rochester and Operation Welcome Home as their photographer. Friends may call Monday (Jan 7th) 4-6 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will follow calling Monday 6:00 PM in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Honor Flight of Rochester or the Veterans Outreach Center-Operation Welcome Home Program in his memory.