William Hulsey

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  • "Bill, only you know how much you have meant to myself and..."
    - Bettie Lawlis
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    - Pat Cates
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    - Kerri Cates Ford
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William Kirk Bill Hulsey, Jr. TULIA- William Kirk Bill Hulsey, Jr., 70, of Corinth passed away on Saturday December 22, 2012. A service celebrating his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursay December 27, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church in Tulia, Texas, officiated his nephew, David Lee Hulsey, Jr. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia. A visitation will be held Wednesday, December 26, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Bill was born on May 25, 1942 in Tulia, Texas to William Kirk Hulsey, Sr. and Mary Poppy (Galbreath) Hulsey. He graduated from Tulia High School, and recieved a B.S. in Physical Education from Trinity University in San Antonio and a Masters in Education from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. After college he served as a 1LT in Army Signal Corp USAR, and served in Thailand. He taught Junior High and High School classes of mostly physical education and was an athletic coach of many sports but mostly girl's basketball. He coached in the Texas cities of Boling, Turkey, Hobbs, Happy, Wolforth, and Paint Rock. He was named South Plains Coach of the Year twice and was a member of Texas High School Girls Coaching Association. His hobbies included fishing, nature, and music. He married Cynthia Lou (Kerr) on October 26, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Lou; daughter, Tracy (Hulsey) Asmus and husband Kevin; stepdaughter, Lauren Featherston; sister, Jane Burrow and husband Ken; brother, Chappy Hulsey; and brother, David Hulsey and wife DeeDee (Palomino); and many beloved students, athletes, coaches and friends. The family suggests memorials to the .
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 26, 2012