William George “Willie” Wimer, 91, of Brookeland, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019.
Funeral service was Tuesday, March 12 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Kountze.
Born in Bellingham, Washington, he was a United States Navy World War II veteran and retired in 1992 from Gulf Supply in Beaumont. He was a high school football official for 35 years, refereed high school basketball games for 32 years and umpired high school baseball games.
Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Bernice Wimer of Brookeland; daughter, Carol Gonsoulin and husband Glenn of Kountze; son, Gary H. Morse and wife Dorothy of Nacogdoches; sister, Evelyn Wimer of Seattle, Washington; and five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.