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Passing of Brother Bill Philleaux

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By Rico Hanna - Posted on 05 September 2011

Fellow ATOs…

Well… The news finally arrived. We all knew this email would be coming someday, but always wanted it to arrive much later than sooner. We have lost our Brother Bill Philleaux, the first president of our beloved Dons Social Club, and one of the primary factors in getting the club established at Sam Houston. His wife, Ann, has described the last few hours in her email below. Having learned of what Bill was going through, and the pain that he was enduring, as crude as it may sound, he is probably better off and will no longer have to deal with all those pains, for he is in the hands of the good Lord.

Obviously plans for his services have not been announced, but as soon as I learn of them I will pass them along.

Love & respect to one and all,


Ann’s contact information:

  • Ann Pierce Philleaux
  • 5 Burgandy Drive
  • Greenville, SC 29615-1215
  • Phone: 864-268-7068
  • Email:

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Fellow ATOs…
I just received the email below from Bill Philleaux’s daughter. As noted therein, the memorial service here in Houston will be held as follows:
When: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Time: 10:00 AM
Where: Jersey Village Baptist Church
16518 Jersey Drive (near the intersection of Hwy 290 West and Sam Houston Tollway South)
Jersey Village, Texas 77040
If I can assist in any way do not hesitate to contact me. Hope to see you at Brother Bill’s Memorial Service.



Rick Hanna
Centennial Graduate
PO Box 25
Huntsville, Texas 77342-0025
888-479-1112 toll-free
281-728-8237 cell

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