Mr. William D. "Bill" Wooten, Sr., 71, passed from this life Thursday, June 19, 2008, in Santa Fe.
William D. "Bill" Wooten, Sr.
Hayes Funeral Home
Born July 9, 1936 in Tyler, TX, Mr. Wooten had been a resident of Santa Fe since 1985, previously of Hitchcock. He had been the owner and operator of Red Cap Restaurant for 25 years and Kwik Kar Auto for 8 years until his retirement. He had previously been store manager with Kroger's and Weingarten's. Mr. Wooten enjoyed traveling, reading, had a passion for restoring and showing Mustangs and was a former member of the Mustang Owners of America and ISCA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Hazel (Pride) Wooten,
Survivors include his wife, Reigh of Santa Fe; sons, Billy Wooten, Jr. and wife, Bea of Texas City, Bobby Wooten of Santa Fe; daughter and son-in-law, Dena and Patrick Galletti of Buenos Aries, Argentina; step-daughter, Christina Bonner and husband, James of Santa Fe; sisters, Martha Seiler and Betty Jo Huddleston, both of Pearland, Bobbie Lee Huddleston of Houston; grandchildren, Amanda Price and Autumn Wooten of Texas City, Sabrina Galletti and Lucas Galletti of Buenos Aries, Barbara Zorich, Mackenzie Bonner and Chelsey Bonner of Santa Fe, Robert Wooten, Jr. and Dax Wooten of San Antonio; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews and other family.
Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2008, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home with Mr. Wooten's nephew, Reverend Chris Norton officiating. Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Oscar Arvidsson, James Bonner, Dennis Edge, Brian Seiler, Donald Seiler and Gerald Wythe.
Friends may call from 5 - 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501.
Those who wish may make memorials in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society - Lung Cancer Research, 6301 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77057.