Obituaries

Robert (Bob) Talley
B: 1933-09-09
D: 2019-01-17
View Details
Talley, Robert (Bob)
Sara Don Wright
B: 1931-08-16
D: 2019-01-17
View Details
Wright, Sara Don
Gregory Johnson
B: 1957-10-23
D: 2019-01-16
View Details
Johnson, Gregory
David A. Elmore
B: 1947-09-29
D: 2019-01-13
View Details
Elmore, David A.
Florence Oliver
B: 1927-10-09
D: 2019-01-13
View Details
Oliver, Florence
Calvin Harris
B: 1956-04-08
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Harris, Calvin
Maria Chavez
B: 1938-11-01
D: 2019-01-10
View Details
Chavez, Maria
Gregory Arnett
B: 1965-04-09
D: 2019-01-06
View Details
Arnett, Gregory
Diane Hampel
B: 1942-04-02
D: 2019-01-05
View Details
Hampel, Diane
Ashley Jimenez
B: 2012-02-09
D: 2019-01-04
View Details
Jimenez, Ashley
Wayne Lynch
B: 1957-07-15
D: 2018-12-31
View Details
Lynch, Wayne
William R. Carden, Jr.
B: 1937-08-22
D: 2018-12-30
View Details
Carden, Jr., William R.
Irene Lange
B: 1922-10-09
D: 2018-12-27
View Details
Lange, Irene
Robert Melendez
B: 1940-03-24
D: 2018-12-27
View Details
Melendez, Robert
Everta Heister
B: 1944-08-24
D: 2018-12-24
View Details
Heister, Everta
Laura Baker
B: 1967-03-13
D: 2018-12-23
View Details
Baker, Laura
Augustine Vickery
B: 1925-08-04
D: 2018-12-20
View Details
Vickery, Augustine
Ronald Baggerly
B: 1947-12-12
D: 2018-12-20
View Details
Baggerly, Ronald
Alfredo Perez
B: 1971-06-02
D: 2018-12-20
View Details
Perez, Alfredo
Iolene Sweeney
B: 1937-08-21
D: 2018-12-19
View Details
Sweeney, Iolene
Gerardo Delgado
D: 2018-12-17
View Details
Delgado, Gerardo

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: 254-772-5272
Fax: 254-772-5695

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of William (Bill) Hillis can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Matthew A Brown

What do I remember most about Dr. Hillis? (I know he frequently wanted to be called "Bill," but the respect I hold for him means he'll always be "Dr. Hillis") There are a lot of things that still make me smile (you've got a bad case of whomp disease! Oh my, that's a hashish shop! The kidneys are more important than the brain, that's why God gave you two of them!) But most of all, it was The Medusa and the Snail. Over fifteen years ago, I had the privilege of being a student in several of his courses, ranging from freshman pathology and immunology lectures, to studying abroad with him in Maastricht (where I also got to know his graceful and brilliant-in-her-own-right wife, Argye). At the end of one of the courses, he hosted the students for dinner, and read us a passage from Lewis Thomas' book The Medusa and the Snail. As he did so, you could see the passion that he held for medicine and science, and the beauty and wonder that can be found in those disciplines. This passion was evident in all of my interactions with him. He was a phenomenal teacher, humorous and soft spoken and kind, humble before God and fiercely proud of his children, and truly inspirational to everyone around him. He is one of the main reasons that I, like countless other students, became a physician, and I hope that I live up to his example. His passing is a tremendous loss for the Baylor family and the hundreds, if not thousands, of students he inspired and mentored over the years.
Tuesday May 1, 2018 at 4:04 pm
Prev - Condolence 1 of 9 - Next
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos