Needles, CA: The passing of Billy Hartwick.


Needles, CA: The passing of Billy Hartwick.

A caring and giving man passed away earlier this week from an acute brain aneurysm.

Billy Hartwick was the co-owner of Big O Tires and NAPA Auto Parts in Downtown Needles, California.

Big O Tires confirmed the death before on the,”31st” and confirmed the co-owner of Big O Tires information.

The message was posted on the Discover Needles, California on Facebook Page at around 11:35am PT on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 sending their thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Billy Hartwick with comments from Cynthia Smith (Comment posted at 12:33pm PT on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014) saying, “Such a tragic loss! Our deepest sympathies,” and from Sandra Ford (Comment posted at around 5:25pm PT on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014) saying, “Prayers for family and friends Needles has lost another great supporter of this wonderful town.”

As those in the community, both residents and business owners, heard of the passing of Billy Hartwick, many were in shocked and were deeply saddened by the lost of a great man who did so much good in the community.

Born on Wednesday, April 22nd, 1959, Billy Hartwick loved this great community and participated in everything including the Needles Centennial Celebration, the Needles Rodeo Committee, Needles Unified School District, Needles Chamber of Commerce, Needles Planning Commission, the Elks Lodge 1608, and the Eagles Aerie 2599 in Needles, California.

In the last few years, Billy Hartwick served as the president of the Needles Television Club to ensuring that a low cost over the air television signal continue to be available in the community.

Memorial services to remember Billy Hartwick have not been release at this moment, but many ZachNews has talked with will attend that service.

Rest in Peace Billy Hartwick.

You will always be a part of our Needles, California Family.

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1 thought on “Needles, CA: The passing of Billy Hartwick.

  1. Is there a mailing address where condolence cards may be sent? We are old friends who grew up with Billy but have lost touch with addrresses, etc. It would be appreciated if you could help with this. Sally Butts

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