(Bill) William Henry Null, Jr., age 81, of Colorado City, (former resident of Sweetwater) passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Kristi Lee Manor in Colorado City.
His body was cremated. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, with Rev. Clay Jacobson officiating. Burial will follow with the Military Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
William was born on July 30, 1932, in Hamlin to William Henry, Sr. and Ethel (Fletcher) Null. He married Bobbie Nell Davison on Oct. 1, 1955, in Sweetwater. He was a Baptist and a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. He was a welder for Titanium Metals Corp. in Henderson, Nevada before retiring in 1995.
He is survived by his daughter, Ingrid Spencer and husband Gary of Roscoe; two grandchildren, Justin Spencer and Heath Spencer, both of Sweetwater; six great-grandchildren, Shelby Spencer, Levi Spencer, Jacob Spencer, Katelyn Spencer, Mason Spencer and Logan Spencer; one brother, B.W. Cherry of Kingsland; two sisters, Glenda Pence of Kingsland and Marilyn Watson of Weatherford; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Null; son, Jeffrey Null; parents, William Henry and Ethel Null; four brothers, Wilton Null, Larry Null, Robert Null and John Null; and two sisters, Wanda Bunselmeyer and Betty Sue Turner.
Honorary pallbearers will be Welton Ellison, Frank Stevens, Ray Watson and Steven Guelker.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Compass Hospice, 602 South Main Street, Big Spring, Texas 79720 or any Veteran's service organization.