William Charles "Bill" Witte 76, passed away suddenly at his home on March 8, 2013. Bill was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 4, 1937. After graduating from Northwestern University, he proudly served as an officer in the United States Navy. He started his career with Liquid Carbonic which brought him to Houston, TX. He carried on a successful career with Custom Pipe Coating and his knowledge and expertise led him to a lifelong career in that industry until his death. By this time, he had long since considered himself a true Texas and was proud to present himself as such in his worldly travels.
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Besides loving his family, Bill's passions were playing golf at Champions Golf Club, hunting, fishing and spending time at his ranch. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Gail; his daughters, Lisa (Monti) Gourley; Krista (Chris) Wall and Michelle Witte; and grandsons, Cody, Jamie, Ryan and Timothy Wall. He will also be dearly missed by his mother-in-law, Dema Lou Birdwell; sister-in-law, Janet (John) Andersen; nephews, Chris (Stephanie & Tyler) and Nathan Hessong.
Funeral Service is 11 AM Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Klein Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Jim Foster officiating. Visitation is 6-8 PM Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the funeral home. Interment is 1:30 PM Thursday March 14, 2013 at the Houston National Cemetery. Family request in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Houston SPCA in Bill's honor.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 10, 2013
Klein Funeral Home - Champion Forest
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