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William Threlfall

January 7, 1949 — May 9, 2020


Bill Threlfall 71 of Canyon, Texas passed away on May 09, 2020. Bill was born on January 07, 1949 to Stanley and Joan Threlfall in Chicago, Illinois. Bill graduated from Robert E Lee High School in Midland, TX. After graduation he worked as a diesel mechanic. He then attended West Texas State University and graduated with a degree in education. After graduation he taught in Turkey, Texas for 4 years while working on his Masters at WT in the field of silversmith. Upon graduating with his masters, he taught at Will Rogers Elementary in Amarillo. Upon leaving teaching he went to work for Barnes Jewelers where he worked as a designer and craftsman for 31 years. Bill was a long time member of the Palo Duro Kiwanis Club that met in the early morning hours in Canyon, TX. He was an avid member of the Sports Car Club of America where he held many positions. He was a longtime member of St George's Episcopal Church in Canyon where he was a Junior and Senior warden in the vestry.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents and a sister Susan Roessler.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Canyon; sons, Ted Threlfall of Canyon and Nathan Threlfall and wife Cynthia of Sweetwater, TX; his sister, Terry Swartz and husband Doug of Michigan; his father-in-law, W.J. Lewis of Sweetwater, TX; his sister-in-law, Anne Frawley of Sweetwater, TX and many nieces and nephews.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to Amarillo Alzheimers Association or the Panhandle Safe Hayven Equine Rescue 1809 Plateau Lane Amarillo, TX 79106.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

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