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William "Bill" Garrett Koobs

November 8, 1951 ~ March 20, 2018 (age 66)

William “Bill” Garrett Koobs 66, of Houston, Texas went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2018.  Bill was born on November 8, 1951 in Pasadena, Texas to Frederick and Ruby (Geffert) Koobs.  Bill worked as a Site Supervisor for HyDroChem, PSC.  Bill was also a member of the Knights of Columbus where he played softball for many years. In his free time he enjoyed going to the casino, bowling, good cup of coffee and most of all spending time with his family.  Bill was a hardworking, helpful, caring and loving man who had a great sense of humor and would give the world to anyone who needed it. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.  He is preceded in death by parents, Frederick and Ruby Koobs; brother, Gregory (Buck) Koobs; father-in-law Willard (Stormy) Storm and mother-in-law, Virginia “Virgie” Storm.  Bill is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 37, years Mary (Gail) Koobs of Houston, TX; daughter, Jamie Koobs and Rick Arnold of Anahuac, TX; daughter, Katie Owens and husband Michael of Ludowici, GA; son, Lee Koobs and wife Shelby of Baytown, TX; granddaughters, Lanie, Annie, Hannah, Maddie and Hadlee; grandson, Gage; sister Roxanne Jones; brothers Ethan, Derek and Zeke and many other relatives and friends.  A visitation for family and friends will be held at Sterling-White on Monday, March 26, 2018 from 5pm-8pm with a rosary starting at 7pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held St. Jude’s Catholic Church 800 South Main Street Highlands, Texas 77562 on Tuesday, March 27 10am with interment with military honors to follow at Houston National Cemetery.  Services have been entrusted to Sterling-White Funeral Home 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. Highlands, Texas 77562.  To send the family condolences please visit

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