William Alan Mooney, Sr., 74, of Lakehills, Texas, passed away on Nov. 6, 2019 in Lakehills, Texas.
He was born in San Antonio, Texas to Ora Nichols Mooney and Joseph T. Mooney on Jan. 19, 1945. He married his wife of 52 years, Sue Mc-Connell Mooney, on Aug. 24, 1967.
Bill Mooney was raised in South San Antonio and was a 1963 graduate of Harlandale High School.
He worked for over 40 years with the International Union of Operating Engineers No. 450, retiring as a tower crane operator, and helped with the construction of many buildings throughout San Antonio, Texas.
Bill’s hobbies included jet boat racing with his brothers and in his retirement years, he loved spending time at the lake with his family. He was also an avid hunter and coast fisherman.
Bill Mooney is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Janet Harper (survived by husband Bob) and Doris McDougall, brothers, Roy Mooney (survived by wife Sharon) and Richard Mooney.
Survivors include his wife, daughter, Shanna Wilke and husband Chad, son, William A. Mooney, Jr. and wife Kimberly, sister, Avis Christoff, brothers, J.T. Mooney and wife Jeanette, and Terry Mooney, grandchildren, Carson Wilke, Peyton Mooney, Presli Mooney, and Sullivan Wilke and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and other loving extended family members and treasured friends and neighbors.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Grimes Funeral Chapels in Bandera, Texas, with Chaplain Larry Smith officiating.
Interment will immediately follow at Pipe Creek Cemetery, Pipe Creek, Texas.
Memorials may be given to Alamo Hospice or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.