YOAKUM: William Rayford Foxell, age 85, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020.
He was born July 25, 1934 in Hope to Oscar and Estelle Bishop Foxell.
He was a cowhand and a carpenter. He enjoyed raising cattle, playing the harmonica and served in the U.S. Army in Germany. He was a member of Hope Baptist Church.
Survivors: wife, Bonnie Marshall Foxell; sister, Mary Jean Witte (Johnny); nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Neill and Nina Martin; brother-in-law, Everett Marshall (Carrie).
Preceded in death by: parents; brothers, John Foxell, Bobby Joe Foxell and Douglas Foxell.
Visitation 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home with a 2:00 p.m. graveside service on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Oak Grove Cemetery with John Witte officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to Hope Baptist Church.