William Donald Domenighini died Sept. 17. He was 79.

Mr. Domenighini was born Jan. 1, 1933, in Bandon. He graduated from Bandon High School 1951 and University of Oregon in 1955. He served in the Air Force from 1956-1959 as a jet pilot. He married Carol Aiken in 1959. He worked at, and was part owner of, Beall Transliner until he retired in 1996.

He was preceded in death by his son, Doug, in 1985. He is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Mike and daughter-in-law, Lisa; son, Brad and daughter-in-law, Annabelle; son, Dan; and his siblings, George, Bart and Dolores.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, at St. Frederic Church in St. Helens. Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association.