William Bill Adolph Kunkel,
age 71, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Fort Worth,
He was born on February 28, 1940, in Priddy, Texas, to Fritz
and Nelda (Stegemoller) Kunkel, the seventh of fourteen children.
Bill was a mechanic, and was employed by Fred Hughes Buick in
Abilene for many years. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Randy Grigsby
of Mansfield; son, Brent Kunkel of Mansfield; grandsons, Chase
Grigsby and Chandler Grigsby, both of Mansfield; brother, Raymond
Kunkel and wife Rosie of Johnson City; sister, Janice French
and husband C.L. of Dumas; sister, Dorothy Atwood and husband
Norris of Elgin, Oklahoma; sister, JoAnn Cooper of Denver City,
Texas; sister, Fay McKay and husband Jim of Allen; brother, Don
Kunkel and wife, Susan of Saint Marys, Pennsylvania; brother,
Wayne Kunkel of Ephrata, Washington; and numerous nieces and
nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Wilma Chambers,
Lenora Kunkel and Nadine Schuman; and three brothers, J.C. Kunkel,
John Kunkel and Leroy Kunkel.
Funeral Services were held at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel at
1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2011, with Rev. Ronnie Calcote
officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Priddy, Texas.
View and sign the guest book at www.comanchefh.com.
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