William Robert


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William Robert Zolczer

Apr 22 1954 - Aug 29 2007

Bill Zolczer, age 53, of McKinney, Texas, passed away suddenly August 29, 2007, in Mexico. William Robert Zolczer was born April 22, 1954, in Buffalo, New York, to Robert John and Jane Carol (Johnston) Zolczer. He grew up in Buffalo and earned an Engineering Degree in Fire Protection from Oklahoma State University. Bill was a Mason, an Eagle Scout and of the Methodist faith. He was an instructor at Texas A&M Fire School where he earned the W. H. Lauderback Lifetime Achievement Award. Bill was currently employed by Global Risk Consultants. He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Pam; son, Forrest Zolczer and his wife Sonya of Schertz, Texas; grandsons, Marshal and Mason Zolczer; and his sister, April Zolczer of Buffalo, New York. He is preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 6, 2007 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Altoga Cemetery. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening beginning at 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bill Zolczer Memorial Scholarship at the OSU School of Fire Protection Engineering, Stillwater, OK.
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