William Monroe “Bill” Spurgers, 82, departed this world to be with His Lord, many relatives and friends on Thursday, April 7, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011, at the cemetery Chapel in Eldorado, TX, officiated by his son Timothy Spurgers. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.

Bill was born in San Angelo to Lorenzo J. and Nettie Spurgers on April 14, 1928. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.  After returning home he spent most of his life in law enforcement, insurance and working for Mobil Oil Company.

He is survived by his wife Nell Spurgers and his brother, James Spurgers both of San Angelo; daughter, Rhetta and husband Glenn Wright of Granbury; son, Timothy Spurgers of Granbury; step sons, Lannie Spurgers of Longview, David Spurgers, Kye Spurgers, and Robert Spurgers all of San Angelo; sister- in-law, Gloria Perry of San Angelo; seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to say a special thanks to the Vista Care Hospice of San Angelo for their love and care and for always being there when we needed them.