William J. (Bill) Puffer, 75, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, April 13, 2014.
A memorial service was held Thursday, April 24, at 2 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church with the Rev. Willis McCall officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.
Puffer was born Dec. 7, 1938, in Newport, R.I., the son of Charles F. Puffer and Pansy H. Baker Puffer.
He served with the United States Navy and then the United States Merchant Marines as a wainwright.
Puffer is survived by three sons, including Skip Puffer of Baytown, John Puffer and his wife, Karen, and Todd Puffer, all of Nacogdoches.
He is also survived by two sisters, Nancy Timmer of Fredericksburg and Pricilla Ogg of Sugarland, and one brother, John Puffer of Conroe.
In addition to his parents, Puffer was preceded in death by a brother, Charles F. Puffer, and a sister, Shirley Esther Puffer.