William Alperin

by | Jun 17, 2024 | Obituaries

Norfolk – William Alperin was born in Norfolk, Virginia on July 30, 1933 and transitioned peacefully on June 5, 2024. 

 Some of his nicknames were Will, Bill, Mr. Bill, Mr. Will, Willie, and Little Willie. He was the middle son of Sam and Jean Alperin (both deceased) and had two siblings Ervin (deceased) and Calvin.

 He is survived by his wife of 67 years Roberta Land Alperin and three children Lori (Evan) Altman, Teri Stiebel, and Steve (Jody) Alperin. He was the grandfather of seven grandchildren: Sam (Reilly) of Atlanta, Juliana Altman of Puerto Rico, Hannah Altman of Atlanta, Josh and Zach Stiebel of West Bloomfield, Michigan, Genna Alperin of Miami, and Jamie Alperin of Washington, DC. He had one great-grandson, Brooks Stanley Altman in Atlanta. 

 He attended JEB Stuart Elementary and Maury High School. While at Maury, he played the saxophone in the Maury marching band and then in a local dance band. William attended RPI in Richmond for a few years majoring in business. William worked as an insurance agent for 30 years and retired in 1983.

 William was always a joker who loved to play with his grandchildren. He would chase them around the house with the energy of a young man. He played golf for many years, was a good dancer, and loved music. He appreciated the simple things in life and cherished being with his family.

 The funeral was graveside at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk.

 In remembrance of William, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.