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In Memory of

William Stephen Himpele

March 24, 1955 - November 24, 2016

Obituary


William "Bill" Stephen Himpele, 61, of Kingwood, Texas, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his family. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. Bill was born in Rahway, New Jersey to Walter and Doris Himpele. He graduated from Arthur L. Johnson High School in 1973 and from Kean College in 1978. In 1978, he married his high school sweetheart, Janice (Poeltler) Himpele in Cranford, New Jersey. Bill worked for Exxon Mobil for 36 years and had retired in March 2016. Bill enjoyed physical fitness, cycling,...

William "Bill" Stephen Himpele, 61, of Kingwood, Texas, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his family. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. Bill was born in Rahway, New Jersey to Walter and Doris Himpele. He graduated from Arthur L. Johnson High School in 1973 and from Kean College in 1978. In 1978, he married his high school sweetheart, Janice (Poeltler) Himpele in Cranford, New Jersey. Bill worked for Exxon Mobil for 36 years and had retired in March 2016. Bill enjoyed physical fitness, cycling, running and sports. He loved the beach and summers at Long Beach Island on the Jersey Shore. Bill was a lifelong New York Mets and New York Jets fan. He loved spending time with his family and friends.
Bill is survived by his wife, Janice; three children, his daughter, Alison (Himpele) Hoffman and husband Brian of Kingwood, Texas, his daughter, Jennifer (Himpele) Turner and husband, Charlie of Kingwood, Texas and his son, Matthew Himpele and wife, Jessie, of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren, Reese Elizabeth and Carter William; his brother, Donald Himpele of Toms River, New Jersey, his brother, Richard Himpele of Brick Township, New Jersey and his sister, Karen (Himpele) Dunning of Kingwood, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Doris.
Bill's family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to MDAnderson Cancer Center (gifts.mdanderson.org); Dr. Marnie Rose Foundation (drmarnierose.org); or The V Foundation (jimmyv.org).