William Dubin was WWII veteran

DOWNEY - William (Bill) Arthur Dubin, a wholesale car dealer for 40 years and World War II veteran, passed away March 7. He was born in Bedford, Iowa on Nov. 20, 1922 to Sam Dubin and Madge Bristow-Dubin. He was a sergeant in the Army Air Corps from 1942-1946, and worked on P-47 fighters during World War II. A top basketball player in high school, he was a member of the Elk's Club and PGA. He is survived by his sister, Roberta Linn, of Palm Desert; nephew, Fred Bell; and niece, Angela Vereen. A celebration of life service will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Forest Lawn Mortuary in Cathedral City. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions in Dubin's name to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.********** Published: March 27, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 49