William Wayne Dillon

William Dillon

William Wayne Dillon (Bill) was born in Bloomington, IL on July 29, 1941. He passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at home in Texas City, TX. He is the husband of Sheila Dillon and they shared 39 years together.

Bill attended Texas City ISD and graduated in 1960. He worked at Marathon Refinery for 37 years before retiring in 1999. Besides his wife and family, of which he was passionate about, Bill loved woodworking, boating, water sports, their lake house, his beloved Jeep and his dog, Baylee.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Sheila Dillon; daughters, Debbie Jensen of Tomball, TX and Marci Gerhardt (Ryan Sr) of Texas City TX; grandchildren, in order of their births, Jessica Jensen, Brittany Kane, Drake Jensen, Brock Jensen and Ryan Gerhardt Jr; sister, Beverly Menard of Pearland, TX , and brother Harlan Dillon of Rome, NY.  He had longtime friendships with many including, Chuck Carpenter, Carl Knight, Paul (Buster) Malone, and son-in-law, Ryan Gerhardt Sr. 

Bill is preceded in death by parents, Gordon and Fern Dillon and brother, Gordon Jr.

Family will greet guests from 11-12:00 pm with Memorial Services to follow on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Frwy, Texas City, TX 77591.