Bill Townsend-July 2, 2012

Bill Townsend, 59, of Amarillo died on Monday, July 2, 2012.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Jeff Messer officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Bill was born on February 13, 1953 in Durango, Colorado to Tom and Marea Townsend. He was a loving Christian father and grandfather, and he loved animals. He grew up in Shiprock, New Mexico and Amarillo. He graduated from Tascosa High School and attended New Mexico Military Institute and WT.
He was a member of the Rotary Club, a past member of the Board of Directors of the Mavericks Boys Club, Amarillo Advertising Federation’s Man of the Year. His careers included advertising, real estate investing, and he was the previous owner of Big Red Furniture. He was presently an agent for Mass. Mutual.
Survivors include a daughter, Angie Telford and husband Brett of Houston; a granddaughter, Keely Telford of Houston; four sisters, Lea Podzemny and husband Richard of Amarillo, Pam Coulter and husband Ron of Texline, Deborah Higgins and husband Mike of Amarillo and Hazel Wohlfahrt and husband Erhardt of Germany; Allyne Townsend and Valli Townsend, both of Amarillo; his nieces and nephews, Mandi Guffey, Jodi Coulter, Jeff Coulter, Micha Higgins, Denise Melon, Fritz Wohlfahrt, Marcus Wohlfahrt, Georgena Virga and Tommy Virga.
The family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity.

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