William A. Tennyson Jr. “Papa” Bill, devoted husband and father, passed away at home in the presence of his family on June 21st, 2011. He had a passion for outdoor activities and loved to entertain his family and friends. At his request no funeral services are scheduled. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the beach house. He is survived by his loving wife, June; children, Greg, Julie and Anni; sons- in-law, Gary and Mike; sister, Darlene and grandchildren, Jesse, Clinton, Hannah and Sean. And, special friends, Dean Mellor, Donna Prewitt, Ernie Lackman, Harley and Pauly Drewry, Nick DeSanto and cousin Dan Walck. Donations can be made to Franciscan Hospice. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com/.