William A. "Bill" Bergfeld Jr.

November 25, 1923March 12, 2013
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Funeral services for William A. “Bill” Bergfeld Jr., will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10am at the Lone Star Cowboy Church in Montgomery, Texas with Pastor Randy Weaver officiating. Entombment will follow at Garden Park Cemetery in Conroe, Texas. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 4-7pm at Cashner Funeral Home. Bill was born November 25, 1923 in Moulton, Texas to William A. and Virginia King Bergfeld Sr. and passed away on March 12, 2013 in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Seguin High School in 1941 where he served as the President of his FFA Chapter. Bill was also a 1945 Graduate of Texas A&M University, a Veteran of WW II and Korean Conflict and received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He served as the County Extension Agent for Crockett County in Ozona, Texas from 1947 to 1949 and he started his business career in 1952 when he opened Highlands Farm & Ranch Supply in Highlands, Texas. Bill moved to Conroe in 1957 and opened Conroe Feeders Supply where he still served as the Chairman of the Board. He was a Past President for The Chamber of Commerce, a Diplomat and Lifetime Director of The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and a Past President and Chairman of the Board of The Montgomery County Fair and Rodeo. Bill was extremely proud to have been selected as a member of the Chamber’s Wall of Honor in 2009. He is preceded in death by his parents; Elsie, his wife of 53 years; grandson, Chase Bergfeld; brother, Henry Edsel Bergfeld; and sisters, Mary Louise Orr and Maxine Baenziger. William is survived by his sons, William A. Bergfeld III and wife Lynn Simpson Bergfeld and Charles A. Bergfeld and wife Debbie McVeigh Bergfeld; special friend, Pat Osenbaugh; sister, Virginia Woods; grandchildren, William A. Bergfeld IV and wife Kelly Wright Bergfeld, Bo Blair Bergfeld, Boone Blair Bergfeld, Branson Blair Bergfeld, Lauren Bergfeld Holland and husband Mark Holland; and great granddaughter, Ramsey Kate Bergfeld. Numerous other family and friends also survive. Pallbearers will be Billy Bergfeld, Bo Bergfeld, Boone Bergfeld, Branson Bergfeld, Mark Holland and Richard Bergfeld. Honorary pallbearers will be Butch Ward, John Burge, John Earl Weisinger, Stuart Traylor, Richard Burke, Neil Chastain, Dale Ellis, Scott Brittain, Jack Hummel, Scott Forney, Christopher Walker, Vance Powell, John Causey and Don Buckalew. The family asks that in lieu of flowers please make a contribution to the Montgomery County Fair Association Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 869, Conroe, TX 77305. To leave a written tribute for the family visit our website at


  • Visitation Sunday, March 17, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 18, 2013

William A. "Bill" Bergfeld Jr.

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April 22, 2013

I was saddened to hear of Bill's death. He touched so many lives and will really be missed. Fond memories of him and Elsie. I extended my deepest sympathy to all of the family. God Bless You.

Dale Buckalew Crane

March 31, 2013

To the family, during this very sad time, please continue to lean on the "God of All comfort" 2nd COR 1:3-4.

Andrea Foshea

March 25, 2013

Didn't really "know" Mr. Bergfeld, but spoke and saw him many times during all our years of owning horses. He always had good advice. RIP Mr. B.


March 24, 2013


Mary Lee Muirhead

March 21, 2013

So saddened by the loss of such a great man, may the family be comforted during this difficult time. Words are so inadequate at this time. He was loved, respected and will be missed by many...

March 20, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Bill's family. He will be missed by many, and I will miss his wonderful smile and handshake every week at church. I pray that God grant peace and comfort to all who knew and loved Mr. Bill.

Frances Peoples

March 20, 2013

We loved him and Mrs. Elsie. Wonderful people.

Mary, Gayl, Dale Greg

March 19, 2013

action speak louder then words, Mr B did show that in his actions, he was a man nobody can fill is shoes, we lost another Old Conroe Man, and a GentalMan, those days a long gone,

Rickey Neeley

March 19, 2013

Many prayers to the Bergfeld family.
Mr. Bergfeld will be missed, he was a good man and he always made you feel so special every time he seen you.

Jacquie Crenshaw

March 19, 2013

I was very sorry to hear about Mr.B. He was a special person and will be missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.