Will Volkman was born in Clifton, N.J. During World War II, He served in the Merchant Marine as a radio operator. After the war, he worked as a radio operator at American Overseas Airlines and TWA before joining Seaboard as a radio operator in 1950. After the radio operators were phased out, he became a flight engineer and later a check engineer. He finished his 35-year airline career at Flying Tigers.
Will is survived by his wife, Joan.