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Dr William Charles "Bill" Scheihing
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1931
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 2012
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

William Charles Scheihing (1931 - 2012)

William Charles "Bill" Scheihing, M.D., 80, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Monday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Ministers: Don Davis and John Scott. Song leader: Bill Lawrence.

Pallbearers: Karl Biggs, Rev. James Boyd, Murl Richardson, Blaine Scheideman, Jeremy Scheihing, John Scheihing, W. Charles Scheihing III and Zachary Scheihing. Honorary pallbearers: James Robert King, Robert Mann and Dr. James "Jay" Herd. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations are requested for Western Hills Church of Christ, 8800 Chapin Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76116 or American Alzheimer's Association -North Central Texas, 2630 West Fwy., Suite 100, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.

William Charles "Bill" Scheihing, M.D., was born in Waco Nov. 20, 1931, the only child of Diamonde and William Franklin Scheihing. Bill was raised in Fort Worth and attended Paschal High School. He attended Baylor University for two years and graduated from Texas Christian University in 1953. While at TCU, Bill met the love of his life, Bettye Ellis. Bettye and Bill were married Aug. 14, 1951. The happy couple moved to Houston while Bill attended Baylor Medical School. During his residency their sons, Bill Jr. and Bobby, arrived only 19 months apart. Dr. Scheihing served in the Air Force for two years, then returned to Fort Worth to practice medicine as an ob/gyn. Bill enjoyed watching his sons play different sports. He served as the booster club president for Arlington Heights High School while his sons played football there. Bill was also an avid TCU Horned Frogs fan. Purple through and through, Bill had season football tickets for several decades. Dr. Scheihing loved his patients and the privilege of bringing babies into the world. He never lost the joy of practicing medicine. Golf was another passion of Bill's life. He was a longtime member of Shady Oaks Country Club. Many lifelong golfing friends will miss him on the course. Active in church work throughout his life, Bill served for several years as a deacon at Southside Church of Christ. In addition, he was a leader for Bible Study Fellowship. After retiring, Bill continued with BSF, and also worked with Cornerstone Resistance Ministries, Bobby Bragan Foundation and the counseling ministry at Western Hills Church of Christ, where he was a member. Bill and his precious Bettye also enjoyed many travels with family and friends.

Survivors: Wife of 60 years, Bettye; sons, William Charles Scheihing Jr. and wife, Catherine, and Robert Franklin Scheihing and wife, Karin; and nine Scheihing grandchildren who will dearly miss their Papa, Shelbi, William Charles III and wife, Claire, Elizabeth, Jeremy, Taylor, John, Madeline, Zachary and Julianna.

Published in Star-Telegram on April 8, 2012
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Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Apr 08, 2012
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Paschal High School Class of 1949
 Added: Apr. 14, 2012

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