Abilene High School Class of 1961

June 20, 2006

Obituary for AHS Classmate Bill Proctor, courtsey of Bob Cluck (loss of 62d classmate)

Filed under: Uncategorized — johnodam @ 3:39 pm

William J. “Bill” Proctor

William J. “Bill” Proctor, 62, of Abilene, passed away Friday, May 26, 2006, at home with loved ones.

Bill was born October 16, 1943 in Abilene. After graduating from Abilene High School in 1961, he attended both Sul Ross and Hardin-Simmons Universities. He married Sharon Johnson April 18, 1964. Bill ranched and worked in Abilene his entire life. He was a loving son, husband, father, brother, friend, neighbor, and “Pappy”. His kind and gentle spirit will be missed by all who knew him.

Bill was preceded in death by his father, William Charles Jenn, and a brother, David Clayton Proctor.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Elaine Proctor; three sons, David Earl Proctor and his wife, Cindy, of Georgetown, TX, Billy Jenn Proctor of San Antonio, TX, and Mark Allen Proctor and his wife, Susan, of Monterrey, California; his mother, Bernice Herring Proctor of Abilene; one brother, James M. Proctor and his wife, Janie, of Abilene; one sister, J’Lynn B. Proctor of Houston; and sister-in-law, Susan Cherry Proctor of San Antonio. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Kirsten, Cody, Katelyn, Kaleb, Joshua, and Stephen.

Friends of Bill are invited to join members of the family in the celebration of his life today at 2:30 pm at Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory, with John Tunnell officiating.

Memorials may be made in honor of William “Bill” Proctor to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, 2222 Welborn St., Dallas, TX 75219, or Hospice of the Big Country, 4601 Hartford, Abilene, TX 79605.

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