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William Otto Mowery

September 27, 1957 ~ January 15, 2021 (age 63)

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William Otto Mowery, 63, of Ranger was called to our Heavenly Father January 15, 2021 at 2:58 AM. He suffered from avery Rapidly disorder of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). William was born in Lea County Hobbs New Mexico on September 27, 1957 at 12:47 AM. As a kid he moved around a lot due to his dad working in the oil field. His family finally landed their boots in Kilgore, Texas in 1967. Kilgore is where he grew up and began to work in the oil field. He met his wife Barbara and they married after only three dates. In 1986 He, Barbara and their two daughters moved to Ranger for better job opportunities where they resided at the time of his death. William was a strong, hardworking, loving man that helped anyone who needed it. He never met a stranger, he believed in truth , honesty, and loving your neighbors and believed in holding his loved ones tight with long hugs because tomorrow is unknown. William was one of the great ones he made an impact on everyone he met he will be truly missed and loved forever and always.

William is survived by his loving Wife Barbara Ann Risinger Mowery, daughters Deloise Ann Mowery McClanahan and husband William Wayne, Grandchildren Amy and Ashley McClanahan, Sister; Joan Marie Mowery Ferguson and Husband Albert Allen, brother George Wylie Mowery Jr. and wife Bennette Janice Dykes, and brother in law Tom Edward Copeland Sr. Also Surviving are Brother in Christ Gilbert Cruz Morrals and wife Sherri, a multitude  of Nieces and Nephews His work family at Vulcan and strangers he never met.

William was preceded in death by his parents George Wylie Mowery Sr. his Mother Dorothy Elanor Kroll Mowery, daughter Vanessa Ivy Mowery, twin boys, brother John Stephen Mowery and a sister Janda Kay Mowery Copeland.

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January 15, 2021

4:00 PM

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