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William “Bill” Hooten, Jr. ,75,

passed away on Wednesday,

April 14, 2021 in Grapevine,

Texas. Bill was born on
February 1, 1946 in Mount
Vernon, Washington to William

and Mary (Park) Hooten.
Bill was a graduate of Arkansas

Tech University. He
was a proud Veteran of The
United States Army, working
his way up to the rank of First
Lieutenant. He later went on
to own Bill Hooten State Farm
Insurance Agency from 1975
until his retirement in 2017.
Bill and Patti were longtime
residents of Irving, before
moving to Coppell in 1996 to
continue raising their family.
He was very involved in the
Irving community, belong

ing to Irving Noon-Day Lions
Club since 1973, Irving Sunrise
Rotary Club, Henry Holmes
Association, and a faithful
member of Fellowship Church
in Grapevine. He also was a
Trustee for the Lions Project
for Canine Companions for
Independence, a program he
was very passionate about. Bill
was an avid golfer and tennis
Bill is preceded in death by
his parents; and one brother,
Max Hooten.
He is survived by his loving
wife, Patti Hooten of Coppell;
two sons, Brian Hooten and
wife, Michelle of Dallas, Chad
Hooten and wife, Samantha
of Austin; daughter, Lindsey
Hooten of Frisco; three grand

children, Maggie, Steele and
Jack; one brother, Rex Hoo

ten of Kempner, Texas; among
numerous other family and
A Celebration of Life was
held on Saturday, May, 1st,
from 1-4 pm in the Pavilion at
the Four Seasons Hotel in Las
Colinas, 4150 N MacArthur
Blvd, Irving, TX 75038.
In lieu of flowers the fami

ly wishes memorials be made
to: Lions Project for Canine
Companions for Independence