William was a proud member of the Carpenter's Local 393 of Gloucester City for over 30 years, and enjoyed working with his hands long after retirement. His many passions included his love for horse racing (his favorite horse was Boeing Hanover), boxing, crabbing, boating, and casinos. He also loved spending time with his family (especially his grandchildren) and beloved boxers Buddy and the late Brooke.
Bill is the beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Kappes); devoted father of William Robert Umba, Jr. (Elizabeth), the late Charles Edward Carroll(Deborah) and the late Sandra. He also leaves behind his children Patricia DuQuane, Dennis Umba, and Denise Umba; loving grandfather to Charles, Brad, Shawn (Diandra), Tyler, Ethan, Kaitlyn, Casey, Katlyn, and Steven; brother to Joan Brickner (Larry); the late Charles "Chick", Malcolm , Thomas (Doris), and James "The Bear" Umba; uncle to Glenn Booth (Karen), James Brickner, Brenda (Raphael) Senior and Chuck Umba. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral services, under the direction of the McGuiness Funeral Home, Woodbury, will be held privately.