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William O'Brian Fellers

January 22, 1946 ~ September 2, 2021 (age 75)


William O'Brian Fellers, 75, of Taft, Texas, passed away September 2, 2021. He was born on January 22, 1946 to Howard and Bertha Mae Fellers in Charles Town, WV. He was raised in Charles Town, WV. He served in the United States Navy from 1964 to 1970. He was a Petty Officer 3rd Class, earned National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medial with Device. 

He married Shirley Ann Hill and together they spent over 50 years together. William was a loving father, son, brother, and built a career in the grain industry for several years. He had a strong passion for fishing, gardening, boxing, BBQing, birdwatching and had a particular love for the Washington Redskins and the San Antonio Spurs. In addition he absolutely adored his children and grandchildren. 

William is preceded in death by his son, William Allen Fellers in October 31, 2016.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Shirley Fellers; children, Tracy Castillo, Angela Fellers, Keith Fellers (Clarissa), Kristina Sirilo (Alonzo), Kevin Fellers (April), Brian Fellers, Melinda E. Jones (Dujuan); 21 grandkids and 9 great grandkids. 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 5:00PM - 6:00PM at Sawyer-George Funeral Home with the Funeral Service at 6:00PM. Interment will be Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:00AM at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery. 

Pallbearers for the services will be Keith Fellers, Kevin Fellers, Patrick Fellers, Dillen Fellers, Tyler Felles, Alonzo Sirilo, Justin Fellers and Desi Castillo.

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September 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sawyer - George Funeral Home

Funeral Service
September 9, 2021

6:00 PM
Sawyer - George Funeral Home

September 10, 2021

10:00 AM
Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 I-37
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

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