William Anthony Flick
Bill Flick passed away on December 9, 2022, in Cornville, Arizona. He was 81.
Bill was born on March 6, 1941, in Kingman, Kansas, to Ted Flick and Marjorie Kraum. He was raised in Flagstaff, Arizona and graduated from Flagstaff High School in 1959. He attended Arizona State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science in 1963. He was editor of the State Press and was a member of the fraternity Alpha Tau Omega.
Upon graduating from ASU, Bill went to law school at the University of Arizona and earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1967. He was a member of the State Bar of Arizona for 50 years, serving as chief deputy in the Coconino County Attorney’s Office early in his career and in private practice in Flagstaff and Sedona until he retired in 2005.
Bill’s passion was the outdoors. He was a member of the Coconino County Racing Committee for 25 years. He owned and trained race horses which competed on the Arizona Fair Circuit, Prescott Downs and Turf Paradise. He was an avid hunter and some of his best times were spent with his friends, hunting near the Grand Canyon and in Southern Arizona, and fishing in Sitka, Alaska. He also loved going on cruises with his wife, traveling throughout the Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico and Central America.
Bill is predeceased by his brother Mike, his sister Melissa and his best friend Matt Butitta. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Corky; daughters Shelle Flick, Penny (Marc) Langhammer, and Amy (Sebastian) Igasan; grandchildren Austin, Cheyenne, Kai and Ren; niece Pam Baldwin and nephew Todd Flick.
A private graveside service was held at Flagstaff Citizen’s Cemetery on December 19, 2022.