William "Bill" Ralph Clary went to be with the Lord on January 5, 2020 in Plano, TX. Bill was born on January 17, 1945 to Milton Ralph and Mary Alberta (Bravender) Clary in San Angelo, TX. Bill grew up in McCamey, TX where he was a tremendous athlete at McCamey High school. He attended Ranger Community College on a football scholarship and graduated from Texas Tech University in 1968. He was the owner and operator of Southwest Marketing before retiring and a resident of Fort Worth for over 35 years. He loved sailing and was a member of the Fort Worth Boat Club for over 40 years. Bill was an active member of Lighthouse Fellowship Church, including the Kairos Prison Ministry, before his health declined. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Judy Bickel Clary of Garland, TX; son, Kyle Clary, his wife, Helen and their two children, Parker and Peyton of Burlington, NC; daughter, Kelly Clary, and her three children, Bailey, Tatum and Canon Truitt of Odessa, TX. Bill has one great-grandchild, Tatum's son, Rusten Bizzell. He is also survived by 3 siblings: his brother, Mike, wife June, of Scroggins, TX and their 4 children; his sister, Trish Zimmerman, her husband Phil, of Combine, TX and their 2 children; and his brother, Jim of Kaufman, TX and his 2 children.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 15th at Lighthouse Fellowship, 7200 Robertson Rd, Ft Worth at 11am. The family will receive friends prior to service at 10am. Online condolences may be made at Distinctivelife.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at ACT.alz.org/donate.
Ft. Worth, TX, United States 76135
Service details to come