EARLY, WILLIAM ROGER Passed from life to light on November 20, 2012. Born on January 5, 1924, a native of Brownwood, Texas and resident of Carlsbad, CA. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Bettie I. Early, son Stephen, stepson James Mullins, stepdaughter Cherie Wood. Preceded, in death by son, Leslie. Also, survived by brother Robert and his wife Alex of Fort Worth, Texas, eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and five nieces and six nephews. He was a World War II
veteran and served in the South Pacific Theatre. He was self-employed, since the age of 25. He served as Chairman of the Deacon Board of Carlsbad Community Church. Private burial services were held at Sorrento Valley Chapel with burial in El Camino Real Park. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to
or Wounded War Veterans.