William T. ‘Bill’ Gehret

Aug. 12, 1944 - Sept. 10, 2017

William T. “Bill” Gehret, 73, Slidell, La., transitioned into eternity on Sunday after a nearly 20-year battle with Parkinson’s disease.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Paul and Ruth (Lightner) Gehret.

Surviving are a son, Bradley Gehret of King George, Va.; a daughter, Kimberly Plavchak of Mechanicsburg; and two granddaughters: Hailey Carter and husband, Joe, of Jacksonville, N.C., and Taylor Plavchak of Mechanicsburg.

He was preceded in death by two sisters: Armona Green and Kay Gehret; and a brother, Paul Gehret.

At his request, there will be no public visitation or funeral service. Arrangements are by LSU Medical Center Anatomical Services.