William Lamar Hibbitts Jr., 82, of Mineral Wells, passed away May 7, 2014.
Service is 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at South Side Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Woodland Park Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home.
He was born in Seagraves, Texas, the son of the late William Sr. and Hattie (Hayes) Hibbitts. William served his country proudly in the U.S. Army and was a very distinguished solider, earning the Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Stars, U.N. Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Meritorious Unit Citation.
He leaves behind sons Mark and Bobby Schmalzried, John Wayne Hibbitts and Ronny Lee Cooper; daughters, Barbie Huddleston, Kimberly Hirth and Debra Schmalzried; six sisters; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
William was preceded in death by parents; wife; one son; one grandson; a sister; and three brothers.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.
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