William H Moncrief III

William H Moncrief III

William H Moncrief III

June 9, 1946 – December 7, 2023

William H Moncrief III, 77 passed away Thursday December 7, 2023 at Mountain View Center.  He was born on June 9, 1946 in Burlington the son of Barbara Robinson Moncrief Stinson and Major General William H Moncrief Jr.  He grew up in Bristol, Vermont before moving to Pittsford and raising 2 children.  He attended Bristol High School graduating in 1964 and went on to attend Norwich University graduating in 1968.  After graduating from Norwich, he went on to attend George Washington University receiving a master’s degree in 1970 specializing in Soviet studies.  His early years were spent attending Camp Abnaki in North Hero and Keewaydin on Lake Dunmore.  While at Keewaydin he went on many canoe trips.  He worked for various companies including the Mary Fletcher business office, Dog Team Tavern, Keewaydin, Killington, and Montgomery Wards.  In 1981 he started working for Reynolds & Son and retiring in 2018.  He loved watching sports especially the New York Giants.

He is predeceased by both of his parents.  He is survived by a son Willliam J Moncrief and his children Chauncey, Vera, William Jr, Jacob, and Jaxton.  A daughter Melissa Manfredi and her husband Tim and their daughter Arabella.  A cousin Tyler Robinson of Portland, Oregon. 

A funeral will be held at Brown-McClay Funeral home in Bristol on Saturday December 16th at 10 am followed by a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol.  A celebration of life will be held in the spring of 2024.  Arrangements are with Brown-McClay Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Keewaydin Foundation.

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Jackie Carlstrom
2 months ago

I knew Bill long ago when he lived next door with his Grandparents( the Robinsons) his mom and his aunt. He was kind to us “little kids” in the neighborhood as we rode bikes up their paved driveway. I remember one time when there was a somesort of marathon walk as part of President Kennedy’s fitness drive. I do remember he was exhausted when he got back and Dr. Williamson had to come and check him out. Except for some bad blisters he just needed rest. I adored his grandparents and his Aunt Nancy babysat us occasionally. My deepest sympathy to his family.

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