William "Bill" Henry


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William "Bill" Henry Knoll

Mar 21 1936 - Jun 13 2007

William “Bill” Henry Knoll, age 71, of Melissa, Texas passed away on June 13, 2007 in McKinney, Texas. He was born on March 21, 1936 in Greene County, Iowa to William Henry Theodore and Stella Pearl (Fair) Knoll. Bill grew up in Iowa and graduated from Coon Rapids High School in 1956. He went on to attain a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Iowa State University in 1962. Bill married Barbara Cooley on June 3, 1983 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a Petroleum Engineer in the Oil and Gas Industry for forty five years, most recently being employed by KBR. He served his country in the US Air Force and was a member of the Lutheran Faith. Bill is survived by his wife, Barbara Knoll of Melissa, Texas; children, Jeff Langhorn of Windsor, Colorado, Chelsea Langhorn of Greeley, Colorado, Kimberly Hawk of Baytown, Texas and Sherry Martin of Melissa, Texas; eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other family members and friends. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Friday, June 15, 2007, to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a Visitation on Friday evening beginning at 6:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 16, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dale Gregorew officiating. Internment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park.
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