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William "Bill" Christopher Throop

Little Rock, AR, 1963 - 2010

William "Bill" Christopher Throop, 47, died Dec. 22, 2010 in Little Rock, Ark., with his wife and best friend, Wynne Dee, by his side. Bill was born Feb. 5, 1963 in Kansas City, Mo., to the late William Moore and Nancy Boyle Throop, and grew up in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas. In Chicago, he became a lifelong Blackhawks fan and loved playing junior hockey. Bill kept his enthusiasm for the sport after college by playing hockey in an adult league in Little Rock. Leading the Muskego golf team, Bill was the gold medalist in the Parkland Conference Golf Meet in 1980 and later graduated from Muskego High School in 1981. He was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs. After high school, Bill attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1985. Later in 1992, he earned his MBA from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. Bill was an avid golfer and was a member of the Chenal Country Club with his wife. His passion allowed him to travel from St. Croix in the Virgin Islands to Hawaii and many places in-between, playing on some of the world's most prestigious golf courses. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock. An entrepreneur and gifted businessman, Bill founded and owned CIMSYS, Inc., a business specializing in manufacturing and accounting software. At the time of his death, Bill was an Executive Vice President of Curtis H. Stout, Inc. in Little Rock. Bill is survived by his wife, Wynne Dee, and their son, Jason; his grandchildren Alistair and Dylan; his sisters Nancy Fronczak, Janet Gonzalez, Linda Castiglione, and Carol Striegler; six nieces and three nephews; and a large extended family. The memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to The First Tee of Central Arkansas, Jack Stephens Youth Golf Academy, #1 First Tee Way, Little Rock, Ark., for a scholarship in his name. Arrangements under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home.

Published December 26, 2010

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-666-0123