William Anthony DiLorenzo, born May 3, 1952, passed peacefully at his home with his family on June 21, 2020.
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Due to COVID spikes in the area, the family will hold a small, private memorial at their home in Stillwater, OK to honor William. In May of 2021, the family will hold a large memorial in remembrance of William. Invitations and details for the 2021 memorial will be sent to his family and friends well in advance to allow for proper planning.
He was born in Weisbaden, Germany to Vincent and Adeline DiLorenzo who were stationed there in the US Army. After Vincent retired from the Army, the DiLorenzo’s resided in Carmel, California where William grew up with his siblings, Vince, Richard, Yolanda and Mark.
As a young adult, William began his career in construction and found an unmatched passion for guitar. During the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s, William was a major influence in the musical community. He made many lifelong connections through his music and left every audience speechless with his special talent.
In 1986, William married the love of his life, Robyn Belveal. They were blessed with two wonderful children, Leandra and Trevor. In 1993, they moved to Oklahoma, where William worked with Walker Construction. He built many homes in the Stillwater area and was the Construction Supervisor and hands-on builder of Karsten Creek Golf Club.
Over the years, William started DiLorenzo Construction and continued to touch the lives of his friends and clients through his creative building style and hard work ethic.
William also had a large impact on the music scene in Stillwater with his bands, Soul Gypsy, Bittersweet and Tres Dudes. His passion and style on the guitar was unique and unforgettable.
He will always be remembered for his many talents, humor, honesty, dedication to family and friends and his love of life. This man, who was often thought of as a force of nature and a beautiful soul, will be deeply missed and honored by his Wife, Robyn DiLorenzo, daughter, Leandra Hopkins and her husband Grant, son Trevor DiLorenzo and his wife Ashli, as well as his grandchildren, Breeli and William.
May this incredible man rest and rock in peace.