William Jesse Werner
Jesse Werner went home on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at the age of
70. He was born in Galveston on September 5, 1948, and lived in Houston
for most of his life.
Bill served his country in the Vietnam War where he earned a Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star
Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Sharpshooters Badge and 1st
Class Badge. He worked as a probation officer, supervisor, director of
personnel, and in victim services during his career at the Harris County
Community Supervision and Corrections Department.
Bill, better known
as Pawpaw, absolutely adored his family: daughter, Kristen Kelly;
son-in-law, Mike; and grandchildren Miles and Hope. He spoiled his
grandkids like no other with gifts and cookies every single time he saw
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William and Alice Werner, and his brother, Ronnie Werner.
Monday, September 17, 2018, friends are invited to gather with the
family during a reception at eleven o'clock in the morning at
Westminster United Methodist Church, 5801 San Felipe in Houston. The
funeral service will begin at noon. Interment is to follow, via an
escorted cortege, at Houston National Cemetery.
A charity dear to Bill's heart was . Those desiring may offer memorial contributions at: http://fundraising.stjude.org/williamwerner
Published in Houston Chronicle from Sept. 16 to Sept. 17, 2018