William “Bill” Mansfield, of Arvada, Colorado, died December 27, 2022 during cancer treatment. He served in the Air Force during the Viet Nam era and later became a business owner and financial planner for military officers. After leaving the service, he obtained his private pilot’s licencse and enjoyed flying for pleasure. Born in Wisconsin, his other places of residence include Japan, New Mexico, Texas and finally Colorado. He is survived by his wife-of-30-years and mother of his sons (Peggy Mansfield) and his son Ross Manfield. His youngest son Adam preceded him in death. At the time of his passing he was with his life partner, Jo-Ellen Whitley.