William Richard Sebesta, 67, a native of Houston and resident of Houma, died Saturday, May 24, 2014.
A private funeral service will be held at a later date.
He is survived by his wife, Patty DeHart Sebesta; daughters, Sassy and Darlin'; brother, Terry Leece; brothers-in-law, Faron DeHart and wife, Donna, and Rory DeHart; sisters-in-law, Pamelia Fowler and husband, Ken, Shirley Fabre and husband, Jerome, and Debra DeHart Farrel; sisters, Yvonne Anderson and Tammy Leece Hocker; mother and father-in-law, Shirley and Magnus DeHart Sr.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy White Sebesta and Alfred Sebesta; brother-in-law, Magnus Charles "Buck" DeHart Jr.; great-niece, Madi Stroud; and brother, Alfred Sebesta Jr.
He was a veteran pilot in the U.S. Air Force. He was also a mechanic, welder inspector, carpenter, and electrician.
The family would like to give special thanks to South Louisiana Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Samart Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
Samart Funeral Home
635 Bayou Blue Road Houma, LA 70364
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from May 29 to May 30, 2014