William Ernest “Bill” Pletcher, Sr. – October 16, 2013

Pletcher Obit Pic (2)William Ernest “Bill” Pletcher, Jr., 68, of Amarillo, formerly of Perryton, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., today in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, in Ochiltree County Cemetery in Perryton. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Bill was born May 24, 1945, in Lake Forest, IL to William and Mildred Pletcher. He graduated from Perryton High School in 1963. He attended West Texas State and graduated from Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo. He served in the Marines. He worked for Diamond Shamrock, Kimberly Clark, Kraft Foods, farmed in Perryton, was a stock broker, and was county treasurer for Ochiltree County.

He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Janie Taylor.

Survivors include his wife, Delia Pletcher of the home; his mother, Mildred Pletcher of Amarillo; his children, Matt Pletcher and wife Leandy of Johnson City, Melissa Davila and husband Danny of Round Rock, and their mother, Jane Hammerbeck of Georgetown; a brother, John Pletcher and wife Terri of Canyon; two stepsons, Terry Hague and wife Cathy of Perryton and Darren Eddy and wife Tina of Amarillo; a stepdaughter, Carolyn Eddy of Florida; several grandchildren including Millie and Emme; a few great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.

The family will receive guests from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Monday, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 310 SE 32nd Ave., in Perryton.

The family suggests memorials be to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX, 79174.

8 Responses to “William Ernest “Bill” Pletcher, Sr. – October 16, 2013”

  1. Rita Queener Dixon says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, as are those of my mother, Doris Queener in Tennessee. I have such wonderful memories of your family and will always have a special place in my heart for you.

    God bless you through this time, as I know He will, but I know it’s very difficult.

    Much love,
    Rita

  2. Marilyn Morris says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and loved ones of Billy. Billy and I attended high school together, and I always have remembered him as a sweet and kind person. I am so sorry for your loss.
    Marilyn Morris

  3. Lanora Reynolds says:

    Mildred, so sorry for your loss and praying for your family. May God give you peace and love at this time. Prayers going up. Love you!!!!

  4. Karen & Brian Rodgers says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Blessings Karen & Brian Rodgers

  5. Carolyn and Eddie Angelovich says:

    Aunt Mildred we are so saddened to hear about Billy. You and all the family are in our hearts and prayers. I pray the Lord will give you all some peace and understanding in this time of need, Our love is sent to all.

  6. Shay Slack Cronin says:

    Mildred and family, my sympathy goes out to all of you! My fondest memories as a child always included the Pletchers. Our families were always together whether on Sunday afternoons after church or summers at Red River. I love you all and know Billy is now with Janie and Bill!

  7. Bobby & Lorna Wade says:

    We are so saddened to hear about the loss of Billy…we have fond memories of him and I know with time and prayers your family will heal from this tragedy…RIP Billy

  8. terry and cathy hague says:

    Bill, we love you and miss you, you had such a kind and gentle soul. We know that you are sitting next to Jesus in the kingdom of heaven. The world seems not as bright with you gone. We love you and thank you for everything. Terry and Cathy Hague

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