"People would start little fires, like in a pit or something, and they'd call the boys to come put them out," said his mom, Doris. "He wanted to be a firefighter boy."
85-year-old Ohio firefighter plans to stay on call →
"Our doctor once said, 'Bill doesn't worry; Doris does all the worrying," she said. "She's going to have the stroke, and he'll keep on going."