SHREVEPORT, LA- Funeral services for William Wofford, 73, will be held at 12:00 noon Monday, April 1, 2013 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Gene Nix. Interment will follow with military honors presented by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard in Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Keithville, LA. Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Monday at the funeral home.
William was born on August 14, 1939 in Starkville, MS to Carlos and Evie Wofford and passed away on March 26, 2013. He was a Baptist and resident of Shreveport where he was retired from Morton Thiokal as manager. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Thomas "Charles" Wayne Wofford; sisters, Jewel Dean Wofford and Angie Wofford Abrams. Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife, Bettye Wofford; son, Robert Craig Wofford; siblings, Audry Taylor and husband, James, Wesley Wofford and wife, Wanda, Betty Withrow and husband, Steve, Karen Hellums and husband Gerald; numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Robert C. Wofford, Jacob Strain, Caleb Strain, Micah Strain, Scott Strain, Todd Mooney, Casey Jones, and John May.
Published in Shreveport Times on Mar. 31, 2013