A William A Gurr was born 7 July 1921 in Washington and died 14 May 1995, Redding, Shasta Co. Source: California Death Index 1940-97, www.ancestry.com.
I'd request a copy of his obituary from a Shasta County Look-Up Volunteer at www.cagenweb.com/shasta/lookups.html . I'd do this first because there might have been two William A Gurr's.
I also found a William A. Gurr born 29 Sept 1918, Alameda County, CA. Mother's Maiden Name=Noschka. Source: California Birth Index 1905-95, www.ancestry.com.
In 1920 he was living with his family in Menlo Park, San Mateo Co., CA.
William Gurr, head household, b. England, 42 yrs old, immigrated 1889, naturalized before 1920, conductor street car.
Hedwig, wife, b. CA, 35.
Jack E., son, b. CA, 3 3/12ths.
William A., b. CA, 1 4/12ths.
In 1930 the family was living in Township 3, San Mateo Co., CA.
William Gurr, b. England, 52, poultry man own place.
Hedwig, b. CA, 45.
Jack E., b. CA, 13.
William A., b. CA, 11.
A William A. Gurr, born 1918, CA, REsidence=San Mateo Co., CA enlisted 18 May 1942 in San Francisco in the U. S. Army. Education=4 yrs high school. Marital Status=single without dependents. Source: U S World War II Army Enlistment Records 1938-46, www.ancestry.com.
A William A. Gurr born abt. 1922 married Christal G. Vonschassen, age=52 on 28 April 1979, San Mateo Co. Registrar CO # 41 939, State File # 49083.
Another marriage record shows her name as Christal G. Durgeloh but the rest of the info is the same. Source: California Marriage Index 1960-85, www.ancestry.com.
A William A Gurr, Age=49 married Charlott W. Brown, Age=44, 19 Dec 1970, San Mateo Co. Also Charlott Charlott W. Gribble. Registrar CO # 41 3426, State File # 168997. Source: California Marrige Index 1960-85, www.ancestry.com.
A William A. Gurr b. 7 July 1921, Last Residence Anderson, Shasta Co., CA died 14 May 1995. His soc. sec. # was assigned in CA before 1951. Source: Social Security Death Index, www.ancestry.com. Successful Searching!