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William Theodore (Bill) Cordell

March 29, 1937 March 7, 2019
William Theodore (Bill) Cordell
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Obituary for William Theodore (Bill) Cordell

William Theodore (Bill) Cordell, 81, of Pilot Point passed away at his residence in Pilot Point on March 7th, 2019.

He was born on March 29, 1937, in Spanish Fort, Texas, to Theodore Roosevelt and Edna Irene (Myers) Cordell. He married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life, Vera Jo Cordell, on August 27, 1955 in Pilot Point, Texas.

Bill retired from General Motors in Arlington after 37 years. After retirement, he and Vera Jo spent 25 years dedicating their time at the Shepard’s Storehouse in Pilot Point. He was also active at Calvary Baptist church by serving on various committees. He lived his life to the fullest and cherished his family.


He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Vera Jo: one brother Daryl Cordell of Desoto, Texas, two sisters, Louise Stafford of Carrollton, Texas, and Sue Parks of Royce City, Texas. Three sons: Billy Eugene Cordell and his wife Beverly of Tioga, Wesley Dean Cordell and his wife Jannah of Pilot Point and Tim and his wife Lori of Pilot Point; as well as 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and Sister Anna Cummings.

Family, friends and others whose lives Bill touched are invited to celebrate his life at Calvary Baptist Church, 117 Walcott Street, Pilot Point, Texas on Saturday, March 9th. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 am., with the service immediately to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The Shepard’s Storehouse in Pilot Point or to the Calvary Baptist Church.


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Visitation

Saturday

9

Mar

10:00 AM 3/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church

117 Walcott Street
Pilot Point, TX 76258

Calvary Baptist Church
117 Walcott Street Pilot Point 76258 TX
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Mar

11:00 AM 3/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church

117 Walcott Street
Pilot Point, TX 76258

Calvary Baptist Church
117 Walcott Street Pilot Point 76258 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pilot Point Community Cemetery Final Resting Place

600 N Prairie Street
Pilot Point, TX 76258

600 N Prairie Street Pilot Point 76258 TX
United States
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