Wachel, Willie Mike Born on November 28, 1936, in Troup, Texas, and went to heaven on October 11, 2013 in Richardson, TX. Willie loved his time as a father, leader in the Boy Scouts and a member of the Skunk Patrol with the adult leaders, solving problems in engineering and life, and spending time with his wife, children, and grandkids at the annual weekend at Lake Murray State Park in Oklahoma. Willie worked at Texas Instruments for 40 years, starting when the company was small in 1959. Willie is survived by son, William (Bill) Wachel; daughter, Martha Bilbrey and husband, Rick; and son, James Wachel and wife, Melissa. Pawpaw to his seven grandchildren, Elizabeth Oden and husband, Kevin, Katie Bilbrey, Meredith Wachel, Dalton Wachel, Andrew Bilbrey, Madison Wachel, and Sawyer Wachel. Preceeded in death by his wife, Ruby Wachel; infant son, George Wachel; and parents, Vergil Wachel and Mike Wachel. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Restland Funeral Home. Services and burial will be on October 14, 2013, at 2:30 PM at Restland Memorial Chapel. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believeth in him shall not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16
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Restland Funeral Home
13005 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75243
Published in Dallas Morning News from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2013