William Tell Walls, 97, of Yuba City, CA, died December 11, 2023. Born near Golden, Missouri, he was a Yuba-Sutter resident since 1931. He retired as an Engineering Associate of the State Hydrology Unit at the Department of Water Resources near Sutter. He served in the US Army during World War II as a leader of an Infantry Combat Team, 40th Division, Southwest Pacific. Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Claudine Walls of Live Oak; two daughters, Carol Walls of Live Oak, and Cindy Dill of Redding; two grandchildren, Lindsay Ulrich of Woodland and Abby Froggatt of Elk Grove; and two great-grandsons, William and Otto of Woodland. He was preceded in death by six brothers. At his request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel in Yuba City.