Will E. Chenoweth 75, of Mesa, AZ passed away peacefully on August 27, 2015 at his home.Will was born in Corning, CA to OK and Hilda Chenoweth. Three years after Hilda's death, Grace Chenoweth became his loving stepmother. The family of Dwain and Esther White, of Corning CA, played an important role in Will's life also. Will graduated from Gridley High School, Cal State University, Sacramento, and Chapman University. He worked as a Psychiatric Technician at Dewitt State Hospital for 8 years, and as Probation Officer in Nevada County for 27 years. Some of that time he was Supervisor of Juvenile Hall and later, the Juvenile Unit. He was very active in the community and in Little League. He loved hunting, fishing, and anything duck related. Will was happiest in thegreat outdoors.
Family was very important to Will. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Diane; his son Matt Chenoweth (Nancy); two stepsons, Andy Delmas (Lori) and Rob Delmas (Shawn); a sister, Janet Brown; his grandchildren, Cassie, Kenzi, Abby, Ryder, Rylee; a great granddaughter, Paislee; and many other extended family members who Will loved very much. He was preceded in death by a brother, Orval Chenoweth and a grandson, Ricky Chenoweth.
A memorial service will be held Saturday Spetember 12, at 11:00 AM at Horizon Funeral Care, 7510 E Main St Mesa, AZ 85207. Memorial contributions can be made in Will’s honor to Ducks Unlimited, Wounded Warriors Project, or Smile Train.