William W Liddell Jr.

January 8, 1927October 10, 2013

William Walker “Bill” Liddell, Jr., born January 8, 1927, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side at 8:45am on October 10, 2013. Born in Shreveport, LA, he is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years Rita McIntire Liddell, daughter Karen Liddell Rimes and husband John William Rimes of Baton Rouge, son William Walker Liddell III and wife Barbara of Mandeville, son Stephen Liddell and wife Janice of Plano, TX, a sister Ramona Alford Darden, and a brother Larry Liddell. He was “Pee Paw” to eight grandchildren: Tanya Pritchard, Jolynn Sloane, William Walker Liddell IV, Laurie Larpenteur, Courtney Bourgeois, Lyndsay Bastion, Kate Bourgeois, and Erica Liddell, and 15 great grandchildren. He graduated from Oklahoma University in 1953 with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. His career took him to over 65 countries. Bill proudly served our country in the United States Air Force during WWII and during the Korean Conflict. He received an honorable discharge with the rank of Captain. The family would like to express sincere thanks to Hospice of Baton Rouge and the wonderful care givers at Amber Terrace Assisted Living Facililty. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home 9595 Florida Blvd. on Friday, October 11, 2013, from 2 PM until service at 3 PM. Final interment pending with Forest Park Funeral Home in Houston, TX. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Philip United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas or charity of choice.


  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 11, 2013

William W Liddell Jr.

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Mary Sage

December 12, 2013

Rita, I'm so sorry. Bill was wonderful in organizing our Offshore Company reunions. I'm keeping you and your family in my prayers.

Vickie and Eloise Crowe

October 30, 2013

Karen, So sorry for your loss. I know you have many good memories and will always cherish them.

James Weitinger

October 16, 2013

Always a gentleman, and an exquisite sense of humor. I would always stop to say hi and play with the dogs. The world was a better place with him in it!!!!

Claudia Weitinger

October 16, 2013

You always had a joke to tell. Redding Road misses both of you. So do our dogs.

Kathy Scearce

October 15, 2013

Mrs. Liddell and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. In loving memory of Mr. Liddell, a very special person to me throughout these many years.

John & Margaret Runion, Sr.

October 15, 2013

For the past 42 years; Bill was a special Person, Friend and Mentor. His candor, humor and wit will be
especially missed by all that knew him!
Rest in Peace Bill and I shall always remember; "I can do the hugging; but YOU get to do all the smooching". Rita, Bill III, Karen & Steve; you & Family are all in our Prayers and may your Hearts be healed; knowing that Bill is in a much better place. We Love you'all and Margaret and I will see you Wednesday. JGR

Debi Hall

October 15, 2013

I will miss you Bill. It was such a blessing to know you and Rita all these years. Love, Debi

Mike Cindy Meagan

October 14, 2013

We wish to say, our Hearts, and prayers, are with the Liddell family, for their loss of Bill, husband, father, neighbor, and genuinely a great guy. He will be greatly missed.

October 13, 2013

Uncle Bill you and Aunt Rita was always there for us kids...Thank you. Aunt Rita..a special Thank you for accepting us..Love you

October 13, 2013

Uncle Bill,
I have always held you in my heart..