William ‘Bill’ Warner

William “Bill” Warner, loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his residence in Big Spring. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Evergreen Cemetery Chapel in Stanton, with Pastor Richard Gonzalez officiating.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at the funeral home.He was born Jan. 13, 1942, in El Reno, Okla., and married Linda Gail Bolay May 22, 1966, in Perry, Okla. Bill and Linda moved to Big Spring in 1973. They owned a vacuum cleaner store and a hearing aid store.Bill graduated from El Reno High School in Oklahoma in 1959; he received his associates in science from South Plains College, his registered nursing degree from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, his bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas, and his physicians assistant from Stephens College, Columbia, Mo. This led him on a career that included working at the Big Spring State Hospital, several home health agencies, and finally as an instructor at Howard College Medical Assistant Program, retiring Aug. 31, 2011.He served in the United States Army from 1959 to 1961 and in the National Guard from 1980 to 1982. He was a member of the World Wide Church of God.Bill enjoyed music, electronics, camping and spending time with his family.Survivors include his wife, Linda Warner of Big Spring; two daughters, Michelle Rohmfeld and husband Randy and Cindy Warner, all of San Angelo; one son, William “Bill” Warner and wife Cinthia of Big Spring; eight grandchildren, Devynn Smith Warner of Lenora, Derek Schooler of San Angelo, Destiny Rohmfeld of Baton Rouge, La, Makayla Rohmfeld and Zachary Rohmfeld, both of San Angelo, and Danielle Guidry, Tiffany Goad and Tano Handova, all of Big Spring; five great grandchildren, Autumn Guidry, Megan Goad, Chuck “Bubba” Guidry, Maecee Goad and Makenna Goad, all of Big Spring; two brothers-in-law, Ralph Lawson of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Derrold Bolay and wife Vera Mae of Red Rock, Okla.; two sisters-in-law, Betty Nolte of Perry, Okla., and JoAnn McCullough of Trophy Club; several nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Charles Wafefield and wife Sandra.He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Cloney Lu (Salsman) Warner; one brother, Lowell Warner; two sisters, Edith Margaret Schroeder and Lena Lawson; and two brothers-in-law, Red Schoeder and Henry Nolte.The family wishes to thank Home Hospice for their compassionate care.The family suggests memorials be made to the donor’s charity of choice.Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.comPaid obituary