William E. Maresh

Moulton, Texas

William E. (Willie Ed aka Shiska) Maresh of Moulton, Texas was called home by the Lord Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the age of 84. He was born in Moulton, Texas to Annie (Krejci) Maresh and Ed Maresh May 17, 1931.

Willie Ed served 4 years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a lifetime member of the Moulton VFW. After serving he returned to Moulton to eventually purchase his father's business, Moulton Hardware, which he kept open for over 20 years. Willie Ed continued his passion of fishing and hunting with friends and family after retiring as these were his most cherished moments. Willie Ed will be remembered as a simple, hard-working man who always put his family first and of course setting aside time for fishing and hunting. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

He is survived by his loving wife ("My Honey") of 59 years: Iva Jo (Findeisen) Maresh of Moulton, 3 sons: Rodney and wife Becky Maresh of Moulton, Roger and wife Carolyn Maresh of Aransas Pass, Russell and wife Shari Maresh of Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2 daughters: Roberta and husband Daniel (Preacher) Mejias of Houston, Regina and husband Todd Clifton of Katy, son-in-law: Ben Braeuer of Moulton, 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 2 brothers: James and his late wife Kirvey Maresh of Lake Jackson, Larry and wife Evelyn Maresh of Pearland, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins too numerous to name, but not forgotten.

He was proceeded in death by his son Robert Franklin Maresh, daughter Rhonda Carol (Maresh) Braeuer, and parents Ed and Annie Maresh. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Sweet Home, Texas.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers and staff at Citizens Medical Center in Victoria and Dr. Jasani at MD Anderson Katy.