William Walker "Bill" Liddell, Jr., born January 8, 1927, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side at 8:45am on October 10, 2013. Born in Shreveport, LA, he is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years Rita McIntire Liddell, daughter Karen Liddell Rimes and husband John William Rimes of Baton Rouge, son William Walker Liddell V and wife Barbara of Mandeville, son Stephen Liddell and wife Janice of Plano, TX, a sister Ramona Alford Darden, and a brother Larry Liddell. He was "Pee Paw" to eight grandchildren: Tanya Pritchard, Jolynn Sloane, William Walker Liddell VI, Laurie Larpenteur, Courtney Bourgeois, Lyndsay Bastion, Kate Bourgeois, and Erica Liddell, and 15 great grandchildren. He graduated from Oklahoma University in 1953 with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. His career took him to over 65 countries. Bill proudly served our country in the United States Air Force during WWII
and during the Korean Conflict
. He received an honorable discharge with the rank of Captain. Visitation will be held at Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home, 12800 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX, Wednesday October 16, 2013, at 11 AM until graveside service at 12 PM.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Philips United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas or