William C. Pigott

William C. (Bill) Pigott 77, of Calimesa, died Jan. 21, 2021.

Bill was born on March 9, 1944, to William and Margarate Pigott in Massachusetts.

Bill was a veteran of the Korean War, working as a weapon specialist and in the motor pool. When he returned, he met the love of his life, Francis. They married in 1972, and moved to California to start their new life. Soon after, they had a son, also William. Bill had five step-children from his wife and he loved them like his own.

Bill’s lifelong love of custom cars, hot rods, NASCAR, and anything with wheels was his driving force. You would often see him at any car show. Bill’s love of cars carried over to his work. Where he spent over 30 years at Chrysler, and was a member of the UAW.

After retirement, he loved going to cruise night, meeting his breakfast buddies, and spending time with his granddaughter, Bri and great grandson Versious. Bill is proceeded in death by his parents, sister Joan, stepson Bob, and the love of his life, Francis.

Funeral service will be held at The Riverside National Cemetery on April 28, at 12:15 p.m. Please arrive 30 minutes early.