William Carter "Bill" Seidle, 85, of Arlington passed Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Arlington. Most Blessed Joseph S. Scantlin will preside. Interment: 12:30 p.m. in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home, followed by a vigil service at 7 p.m. The family invites friends to join them for refreshments 6 to 7 p.m. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to ASPCA, Box 96929, Washington, D.C. 20090-6929, www.aspca.org
. Bill was born May 26, 1929, in Seattle, Wash., the only child of William Hall Seidle and Hazel Carter Seidle. He attended high school at Pennsylvania Military Preparatory School, followed by Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., and the University of Washington in Seattle. He graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor of science degree in animal science. He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Bill joined the U.S. Army on April 6, 1953. He received the National Defense Service Medal and was honorably discharged on Jan. 5, 1955. He married Vivian Janice Zeman on Feb. 24, 1956, in Kennewick, Wash. He worked six years for General Electric, followed by the Atomic Energy Commission and Nuclear Regulatory Commission as a professional nuclear engineer for more than 25 years. Bill converted to Catholicism in 1972 and was strong in his faith to the end. He was a member of the Antique Fan Collectors Association and the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. Survivors: His wife of 58 years, Vivian Zeman Seidle of Arlington; sons, William Carley "Bill" Seidle and his wife, Regina, of Montgomery, Texas, and Robert Carter "Bob" Seidle and his wife, Janice, of Houston; daughter, Julie Anne Seidle-Williams of Arlington; and grandchildren, Carley Jeanne Williams, Bryant Carter Seidle and Brett Thomas Seidle.