TAMPA, Fla.—William Edward “Bill” Matts, 72, of Tampa, formerly of Texarkana, died Monday, July 23, 2012, at his home.

Mr. Matts was born Aug. 8, 1939, in Decatur, Ill. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Jonathan Kidd.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Matts; one son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Robert and Nicole Matts; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Debbie and Tony Moore of Amarillo, Texas, Barbara Ann and William Stacy Smith of Omaha, Texas, and Susan Geiger of Tampa; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were July 28, 2012, in Tampa.

Published: 08/07/2012