DOVER – William F. Moyer died on Dec. 24, 2016. A true Delawarean, Bill was born in Lewes, grew up in Laurel, and called Dover home for over 40 years. He was a tireless steward of the environment, retiring in 2004 as Manager of the Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section for the State of Delaware at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. He continued his passion for protecting the environment through consulting and serving as President of the Inland Bays Foundation. He penned numerous letters to the editor, wrote columns for Delaware publications, and testified before the State Legislature on the importance of protecting Delaware’s precious watershed.
He was a passionate explorer of the world, visiting Kenya, Argentina, Australia, Belize and America’s national parks for both leisure and environmental projects. He was in continuous search of natural beauty.
A memorial service for Bill will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Modern Maturity Center, East ballroom, at 1121 Forest Ave., Dover, 302-734-1200.
In lieu of flowers, Bill’s family requests that donations be made to the Inland Bays Foundation thru their website at inlandbaysfoundation.org/donate.
Letters of condolence can be sent to www.traderfh.com. –
Collin O’Mara, President & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation commented:Ilearned so much from Bill. He was wonderful man and a visionary conservationist. It’s a truly heartbreaking loss. Please pass along my condolences to the board.