OBITUARY

Mr. William Roy Counts

September 16, 1954July 9, 2018
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William Roy Counts was born on September 16, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas to parents Leroy and Sally (Bynum) Counts and entered into eternal rest on July 9, 2018 at the age of 63. William graduated from Pawnville High School. He married the love of his life, Sharon Bryan, in Dallas, Texas in 1975. William was a man with pride and a good heart. He would do anything for anyone. William enjoyed going to races, scrapping and playing cards. He loved picking on family members. William was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He will be missed tremendously by those that knew and loved him.

William was preceded in death by his father Leroy Counts and brother Paul Counts.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Sharon Counts of Lancaster, daughter Sherry Vest and son David of Lancaster, son Bryan Counts of Lancaster, grandson Justin Vest, granddaughter Jennifer Vest, great-grandson Lorenzo Gonzalez, great-grandson Alexander Gonzalez, mother Sally Counts of Mabank, sister Glenda Shirley and husband Norman of Mt. Vernon, sister Trudie Crow and husband C.H. of Pink, OK, sister Diane Mealer and husband Don of Longview, WA, sister Sandra Reneau and husband Tom of Gun Barrel City, brother Vernon Counts of Mabank, brother David Counts and wife Hazel of Gun Barrel City, sister Angela Counts of Seven Points, brother Christopher Counts of Eustace, other loving family members and many more friends.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • David Vest, Pallbearer
  • Jesse Gonzalez, Pallbearer
  • Justin Vest, Pallbearer
  • Jason Burden, Pallbearer
  • Brandon Burden , Pallbearer
  • Michael Norris, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, July 13, 2018
REMEMBERING

Mr. William Roy Counts

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Jim Swettenham

July 13, 2018

SHARON and Family...we are so sorry about your loss...please know that you are very much in our thoughts and most definitely in our prayers...may you be comforted knowing that your William is in a much better place and free from suffering and pain...may you also be comforted knowing that you are surrounded by family and friends and acquaintances who LOVE you...but most important may you be comforted by the COMFORTER who came to set us all free from the bondage of sin because He loves us so much that He gave Himself for us and paid a ransom for us...Lean wholly on His everlasting arms and He will give the comfort and strength needed during the days ahead...HUGS and LOVES and PRAYERS and BLESSINGS...Love TBJ and Gerry

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Biography

      Mr. William Roy Counts was known as many things to many people. He was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew him best, William will be remembered as a very exceptional person.

William Roy Counts was born on September 16, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas to parents Leroy and Sally (Bynum) Counts and entered into eternal rest on July 9, 2018 at the age of 63. William graduated from Pawnville High School. He married the love of his life, Sharon Bryan, in Dallas, Texas in 1975. William was a man with pride and a good heart. He would do anything for anyone. William enjoyed going to races, scrapping and playing cards. He loved picking on family members. William was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He will be missed tremendously by those that knew and loved him.

William was preceded in death by his father Leroy Counts and brother Paul Counts.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Sharon Counts of Lancaster, daughter Sherry Vest and son David of Lancaster, son Bryan Counts of Lancaster, grandson Justin Vest, granddaughter Jennifer Vest, great-grandson Lorenzo Gonzalez, great-grandson Alexander Gonzalez, mother Sally Counts of Mabank, sister Glenda Shirley and husband Norman of Mt. Vernon, sister Trudie Crow and husband C.H. of Pink, OK, sister Diane Mealer and husband Don of Longview, WA, sister Sandra Reneau and husband Tom of Gun Barrel City, brother Vernon Counts of Mabank, brother David Counts and wife Hazel of Gun Barrel City, sister Angela Counts of Seven Points, brother Christopher Counts of Eustace, other loving family members and many more friends.


      Simply stated, William was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by his family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. William leaves behind him a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life he touched will always remember Mr. William Roy Counts.