William R. Bothell, of Yellville, Arkansas, passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 with his family around him at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was born April 29, 1943 to the late Joseph F. Bothell Jr. and Mary Ella Bryant Bothell.
Bill was a graduate of Pacific High School in San Bernardino, California. He married Patricia Ann Fallon in Highland, California on Jan. 18, 1964.
Bill was a self-employed truck driver and Transportation Supervisor for Providence Creek Academy of Clayton, Delaware and was a hard worker.
He enjoyed playing the guitar, fishing, horseback riding, and being with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Patricia Ann Bothell of Yellville, Arkansas; five children — son Jeffrey R. Bothell and his wife Melanie V. of Yellville, Arkansas; son Timothy W. Bothell and his wife Sheri Bothell of Centerville, Utah; daughter Janine M. Talbot and her husband Jay G. Talbot of Santaquin, Utah; son Jacob A. Bothell and his wife Alice Bothell of Layton, Utah; daughter Tanelle M. Shade and her husband Jason Shade of Orem, Utah; nine grandchildren - Corban, Christopher, Catherine, Garth, Thobeka, Amelia, Gretl, Andrew and Brianna; brothers Joseph F. Bothell III of Wyoming, Delaware, and Richard A. Bothell of Harrison, Arkansas, and sister Charlotte M. Cherriman of Dover, Delaware.