William (Bill) Parker Blackley
William (Bill) Parker Blackley, 43, of Roscoe, TX passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater, TX of an apparent heart attack. Bill was born September 20, 1969 in Bryan, TX and moved to Roscoe, TX with his parents, Jim and Kay Blackley, in 1975. Bill graduated from Roscoe High School in 1988. He studied at Western Texas College in Snyder, TX before completing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish from Sul Ross University in Alpine, TX.Bill worked as an Adult Probation Officer for the 32nd Judicial District of Nolan County, as a State Trooper for the Texas Department of Public Safety, and a police officer for city of Plaquemine, LA. Bill was currently working for Weatherford International in Snyder, TX as a Service Representative. Bill was a Master Mason with Sweetwater Lodge #571 in Sweetwater, TX. He loved hunting, fishing, archery, golf, and being an Artisan.Bill married Cherie Peavy Blackley in Sweetwater, TX and resided in Roscoe, TX.Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Tuesday, February 19, at First Baptist Church in Roscoe with Rev. Adam Davis officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 P.M. Tuesday afternoon at Buffalo Gap Cemetery directed by McCoy Funeral Home.There will be a family visitation Monday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. at McCoy Chapel of Memories, 401 East Third St. Sweetwater, TX 79556.Survivors include his wife Cherie of Roscoe, a daughter Breigh Lynn Blackley of Roscoe; parents Kay and Jim Blackley of Roscoe; a brother Scott Blackely and wife Jenny of League City, TX; a sister Wendy Stanley and husband Brian of League City, TX; a step-son Kane Peavy of Roscoe; a niece Audrey Blackley; and two nephews Ethan Blackley and Grayson Stanley. Pallbearers are Aaron Brown, Jack Brown, Johnny Blanchard, David Pantoja, Kenny Hancock, Millard Kendrick.Although the right words will never be found, we humbly attempt to honor Bill. He was a loving husband and devoted father. His family was his greatest pride, their smiles his ultimate goal and joy. He was not only a cherished son and wonderful brother, but a loyal friend and generous soul. His gentle kindness, infectious spirit, and sense of humor will forever be remembered in our hearts.Online Condolences May be Expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.