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William Rumbo '74 May 4, 2022 10:49 AM updated: May 4, 2022 10:53 AM

William James Rumbo

November 17, 1946 - April 6, 2022

Sgt William James Rumbo entered into rest on April 6, 2022 at the age of 75. Born November 17, 1946 in San Antonio, TX. Graduated from Highlands High School in 1965 before joining the U.S. Marines on June 1965. Medically retired from the Marine Corp 1968. He continued his education at Texas A&M, earning his Bachelors and then his Masters in August 1978.

Later, he became a teacher of Math, History and Driver's ED at multiple schools in San Antonio. Due to his love for airplanes and flying he trained as a pilot, became a flight instructor for fixed wing and helicopters and private pilot for Tom Benson in San Antonio, commercial pilot for Conquest airlines and Flight Safety International. Through his life, he had a love for skeet shooting and pistols and was a great bowler.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William Clyde Rumbo and Norma Mavis Easley. He is survived by his sisters, Sue Ann Moore (Thomas) and Sandra Cryer (Curtis), as well as his nieces and nephews, Jeff Ricabaugh, Amy Rountree, William Lind, and Dana Capielo. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations for the American Heart Society.

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