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William "Bill" Ward Abrahams

September 11, 1941 ~ March 3, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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William "Bill" Abrahams Obituary

William Ward Abrahams, fondly known as Bill, passed away from this life on March 3, 2024, in Kerrville, Texas at the age of 82. Bill was born on September 11, 1941, in Houston Texas, to the late Lottie Lorena and Otis Ayres Abrahams.

Bill attended Tivy High School where he played football, saxophone in the band, and was in the graduating class of 1960. In 1963, he was accepted into the Naval Aviation Cadet program, then later transferred to the Army and trained as a sharpshooter. After his time in the Army, Bill returned to Houston, where he attended Sam Houston State University. As an honor student, he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in history.

In 1966, Bill married Rosetta Junadah Abrahams and they had two children. Bill returned to his roots in Kerrville to raise his family. He retired from the VA Hospital after 25 years of service in
the personnel department. Bill was a Master Mason in the Masonic Lodge.

Bill had a passion for sports so great that he worked as a football official and baseball umpire. He qualified as a D1 referee, this allowed him to officiate many high-profile college games. He enjoyed watching, pro and college football, especially Texas Tech. Bill also loved to watch the horse races, particularly the Triple Crown.

In his pastime, he enjoyed sailing, freshwater fishing on Lake Amistad and saltwater fishing along the Texas coast, especially Port Mansfield. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed deer hunting in Roosevelt, Texas. Bill was a very proud and loving father and grandpa.

Bill is survived by his loving children, Allyson Abrahams Hertel and husband William Landon Hertel of Austin, Texas and William Ayres Abrahams wife Brenda Marin-Abrahams of Del Rio,
Texas; grandchildren, Campbell and Kendall Hertel and Aaden and Ashten Abrahams.

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Visitation
Monday
March 11, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Wright's Funeral Parlor
1913 Junction HWy
Kerrville, TX 78028

Graveside Service
Monday
March 11, 2024

2:00 PM
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