William Newton Bickford, 93, of Mesa, AZ passed away March 12, 2010 in Mesa. He was born February 26, 1917 in Lawton, OK. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Wanda, daughter Linda Pigman, 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He had a 38-year career with Mountain Bell and loved to watch the Dallas Cowboys, win or lose. Services will be held Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 10 AM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way in Mesa.