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William Matthew Senn

September 29, 1946 ~ March 6, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


On March 6th, 2023, our devoted father, husband, grandfather, and friend, passed into the loving hands of our Heavenly Father at the age of 76. 

Bill was born on September 29, 1946, to William Barto Senn and Estes Ruby (White) Senn in Charleston, South Carolina.  He has one surviving sister, Shirley Senn Rogers, and many relatives still living in South Carolina.  He attended school in Charleston and then moved to Florida where he received an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Bill married Gale Annette Robb, on April 12th, 1980, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.  He was the father to Meghan Caroline, Maren Elizabeth, and Rebekkah Francis.  Bill enjoyed being a “girl dad”, and welcomed three granddaughters – Payten, Alanna, and Remingten.  He often commented that that he would “not  know what to do with boys”.

Bill went to work for Daniel International Corporation out of Greenville, South Carolina.   He was assigned to the Callaway Nuclear Power Plant in Fulton, Missouri.  After a couple of years, he was offered the opportunity to work for the Bechtel Group of Companies (Engineering, Energy, and Construction) and was transferred to the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant in San Clemente, California.  Bill’s assignments with Bechtel sent him to Texas, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Algeria, Trinidad & Tobago, and finally back to Houston, where he resigned with 35 years of service.  Over the years, Bill worked with Quality Receiving, Quality Assurance, and Contracts/Subcontractor Management.

Anyone that knew Bill well, knew that he loved golf! If he wasn’t at work or with family, he was on the golf course.  One of the highlights of his life was being assigned to handle The Masters tickets for Bechtel.  He would make lists of every little detail, and loaded his old Ford van with all the necessities for a full week of activities at The Masters in Augusta.  After he retired, he was not physically able to play golf so he decided to buy and repair golf clubs.  This hobby kept him active for several years.   Bill, also, loved stained glass and woodworking.  His family members are fortunate to have several pieces that he made over the years.

Bill will be greatly missed, and we know that he was welcomed to heaven by many loved ones and is playing frisbee with Lola Mae (his beloved dog). 

“May the winds of heaven blow softly and whisper in your ear

How much we love and miss you and wish that you were here.”

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March 14, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home
9926 Jones Road
Houston, TX 77065

Memorial Service
March 14, 2023

11:00 AM
Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home
9926 Jones Road
Houston, TX 77065


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