William "Bill" Andrews(1950 - 2012)

William "Bill" Ernest Andrews, 62

William "Bill" Ernest Andrews of Yellville, AR left this world on December 25, 2012, at Twin Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Flippin, Arkansas. Private family services will be held at a later date. He was 62.

Bill was born November 26, 1950, to Robert and Nita Coley Andrews. He married Dena Emery April 2, 1976 at Wilmington, NC. Bill served his country as a veteran of the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He was a gifted musician and songwriter who never learned to read music, but could play any stringed instrument especially the guitar. Bill was a good-natured easygoing guy unless you messed with his family. He loved people and enjoyed a good party. Bill was pursuing his dream to become a Shaman.

Bill is survived by his wife, Dena Andrews of Yellville, AR; and children, Doug Andrews (Shila), Nolan Lee Sackett Andrews, William Tel Sackett Andrews of Yellville, AR and William Andrew (Roshell) and Teresa White of Baton Rouge, LA.

His parents and his brother, Henry, preceded him in death.

Arrangements are by Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services. Please visit our online guestbook/obituary at kirbyandfamily.com.


Published in Baxter Bulletin on Dec. 29, 2012