William “Bill” Hitchcock

Service

Date: Thu, August 24, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Location:
Brooks Funeral Care
Address:
7975 University Blvd., Clive, Iowa 50325
Arrangements By:
Brooks Funeral Care

Visitation

Date: Wed, August 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Brooks Funeral Care
Address:
7975 University Boulevard, Clive, Iowa 50325

William “Bill” Hitchcock

Bill, 81, passed away August 18, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, at Brooks Funeral Care in Clive. His funeral will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, at the funeral home with burial at Resthaven Cemetery.

William Howard, the son of Howard and Mae (Link) Hitchcock, was born September 8, 1935 in Valley Junction. He was a graduate of Valley High School. In 1968, he began working for the Windsor Heights Police Department as a Patrolman. He became Chief of Police in 1971, and served in that role until retiring in 1996.

Bill was an avid New York Yankees and Chicago Bears fan. He also liked to golf. Bill enjoyed traveling, especially to the West Coast and his trips to Paxton, Nebraska. He really enjoyed family gatherings.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife of 59 years, Ruth.

Bill is survived by his sons: Greg (Karen), Brent (Luanne), and Scott (Dianne); grandchildren, Jennifer (fiancé Derek Connelly) and Lucas; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League.

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