Warren Willhouse

Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Warren Edwin Willhouse, 77, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away on Dec. 21, 2012.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Chapel of Kingwood Funeral Home, 22800 Highway 59 North, Kingwood, TX 77339.
Warren was born on Jan. 12, 1935, in Moline. Warren spent a number of years as a car salesman at Robbins Nissan. He loved fishing, traveling, cooking and playing cards. Warren was a huge fan of Houston sports teams and Elvis. Most of all, Warren loved his family, friends and his church.
Warren was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Ethel Willhouse. He is survived by his wife, Paula Willhouse; daughters, Cheryl Martin (Bob), Cindy Taylor, Tammy Farber (Jeff), Barbara Willhouse (Kim Smith); grandchildren, Amy, Kristopher, Lyndsay, Tiffany, Andrew, Cory, Foster, Barrett, Blake, Elliott, Caroline, Jessica, Eric and Isabel; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Willard Willhouse (Karen).


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