William H. AUDERS

AUDERS, William H., 68, of Tampa, Florida, went to be with the Lord on December 23, 2012 where he will join his mother, Marie Butler. "Billy" was born in Petersburg, Va. on January 18, 1944 and was a 21 year U.S. Air Force veteran, retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant. At the age of 19 Billy received his orders and reported to Torrejon AFB, Madrid Spain where he met and married his wife, Maria Pilar Garcia, of 49 years. After military retirement Billy could be found at the Oldsmar Flea Market and the Seminole Hard Rock Casino; dealing poker, managing the poker pit and always greeting everyone with a smile. He will be forever missed by his wife Maria Pilar Auders, their children Susan Auders, Charlie Auders and his children, Samantha (great-grandchild Layla), Emily and Tyler, Sandra Booth (Mickey Gutierrez) and her sons Warren and Justin, Ramon (Kristine) Auders and their children Lily and Austin; siblings, Donald Auders, Charlie (Bonnie) Auders, Madeline Bare and Vickie Fields. Billy will be truly missed by his extended family and friends both here in the U.S. and in Spain. Dad we love you and will always remember your strength, honor and loyalty! It's time to relax and deal some wining poker hands in heaven! A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at 3:00pm at Trinity Memorial Gardens, 12609 Memorial Drive, Trinity, Florida 34655.

Funeral Home

Trinity Memorial Gardens
12609 Memorial Dr. Trinity, FL 34655
(813) 920-4241

Published in TBO.com on Jan. 3, 2013