|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1939|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2012|
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William "Bill" English, Sr., 72, of Lumberton, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
He was born on August 28, 1939, in Beaumont, Texas, to Ruth Allene Scurlock English and Richard H. English. He returned to southeast Texas after retiring from the United States Navy as an AMHC.(Chief Petty officer, hydraulics aviation machinist.)
Bill married Yvonne Dawson on June 3, 1961. They had two children, Billy and Becky. They were divorced in 1977.
After retirement from the Navy, Bill led a very busy and full life, working as a police officer for the cities of El Cajon and San Diego, California.
He was co-owner of a welding and fabricating shop in the middle 1980's. He also worked as a construction supervisor and a machinist with DuPont Aerospace in the 1990's.
Bill married a second time, to Marcia Worry, on July 8, 1992.
Survivors include his wife, Marcia English;
daughter, Rebecca Brown and her husband, Royce, of Virden, New Mexico;
son, William (Billy)H. English, Jr. and his wife, Robin, of Morenci, Arizona;
stepsons, Randy Worry of Houston and Gerald Worry and his wife, Gail, of Round Rock, Texas;
sisters, Mary Lu Howell of Shreveport, Louisiana; Virginia "Ginny" Taylor and her husband, Dave; Margaret "Peggy" Joiner; and Dorothy "Dotty" Dewitt and her husband, Eddy, all of Vidor; brother, Johnny E. English of Kountze, Texas; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and many, many close friends; and his beloved dogs, Maggie and Misty.
He is preceded in death by his mother,Ruth and sister, Ruthie. Great-Uncle to Nicki.
A gathering of Mr. English's family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 29, 2012, at Broussard's 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.
Thank you to Butterfly for generously sponsoring this memorial. You are very kind and thoughtful.
Ruth Allene Scurlock English (1915 - 2001)
William Harrison English (1939 - 2012)
Hazel Ruth English McMellon (1944 - 2010)*
Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home
Created by: Rebecca
Record added: Jun 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92842588