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Bill Wing, a skilled baseball pitcher at Colby and in the Boston Red Sox farm system, died July 22 in Ooltewah, Tenn., at the age of 90. Bill is a member of the Maine Sports Hall of fame and was a loyal Deke brother at Colby.


After he married Sarah in 1956, Bill retired from baseball and joined General Electric where he served for many years as a sales manager in Virginia. He would remain with GE for 39 years, working primarily in Tennessee and Virginia.


An avid outdoorsman and an excellent athlete throughout his life, Bill would recall the fun of harpooning tuna out in the Atlantic Ocean from Boothbay Harbor, Maine.


He is survived by Sarah, his wife of 66 years, a son and a daughter and many grandchildren.