A memorial service for William Isaac “Bill” Falls, 77, of Dike will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in the Walnut Room at the Civic Center in Mount Pleasant.
William Isaac Falls passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, at his home.
He was born June 6, 1953, to William Hery and Dorothy Blanch Falls in Wenatchee, Wash.
He and his wife, Cora (Paul) Falls, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 6, 2009.
Bill was very active in his chosen career after graduating from the School of Medical Technology at Deaconess Hospital in Spokane, Wash. He worked at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Spokane, then the West Point Army Hospital in New York, following which he was chief of the laboratory at Herrick Memorial Hospital in Tecumseh, Mich., and Winnsboro Memorial Hospital in Texas. He was lab director at Brooks Hospital and Clinic in Atlanta, Texas, for 14 years before retiring in 2011. Before moving to Texas in 1981, he built and operated several successful private businesses, including Fenton Biologics Inc., and more recently Silvatron Technology.
He was also very active in both the Fenton SDA Church in Michigan and then the Mount Pleasant SDA Church in Texas, serving as elder, primary sabbath school leader and other offices for decades. He and his wife were also very active in prison ministry in Michigan.
Survivors include his wife, Cora; six sons, William C. and wife, Lorie, of Cookville, Curtis W. and wife, Angela, of Sulphur Springs, Timothy W. and wife, Melissa, of Pittsburg, Todd M. and wife, Rhonda, of Dike, and Teddric L. and wife, Kristy, and Kent., all of Wills Point; one sister, Beverly Jean (Fessenden) Hale of Riverside, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-granchildren.
He was preceded in death by his his father; his mother and step-father, Ralph H. and Dorothy Carpenter; one sister, Della (Fessenden) Wells; and an infant son, Johathan Rene Falls.
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