A memorial service for William Gerald Carney, 88, of Brownwood, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 5 at the Grosvenor Baptist Church, under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.

He passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

He was born Saturday, Jan. 24, 1931 in Collinsville to A.W. And Lorene Carney. He joined the US Air Force in 1950 and served till 1954 being recognized with the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He married the love of his life, Gina, on April 14, 1953.

Survivors include his wife, Gina (Regina) Carney of Brownwood; two sons, Michael Gerald and wife Paula Carney of Odessa, Kelly Joe and wife Teresa Carney of Canyon; brother, Norman Gene Carney of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren, Cinimin, Candace, Cory, Amber, Angie, Brandon, Joshua; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, William Scott Carney; and a brother, Carroll Leon Carney.