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In Memoriam Dr. William “Bill” Deaver

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the unexpected passing of our friend, colleague, and mentor, Dr. William “Bill” Deaver. Bill passed away suddenly and peacefully at home in the arms of his beloved wife, Dr. Ana Torres, and their son Will, on the afternoon of April 28, 2019. Bill’s life was full of joy and happiness up to the last moment, and he passed away quietly and peacefully. Please join us in extending condolences to Ana and Will and in honoring Bill by keeping his memory alive in our hearts and thoughts.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. , Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors’ Hodgson Chapel (7200 Hodgson Memorial Dr.; Savannah, GA  31406). The family will receive friends for visitation from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. prior to the service.

There is an online guestbook at

In lieu of flowers, the family recommends donations to the “Spanish Travel Scholarship” in Bill’s memory (GS Foundation 3350).

Grief counseling is available through the Counseling Center on the Armstrong campus, 7000 Compass Point Annex, any time during business hours. Services are also available on the Statesboro campus, Building #435 Forest Drive, each day 1-4 p.m. Assistance is available on a drop-in basis, no appointment necessary.


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