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William Tolbert

February 2, 1929 ~ March 25, 2022 (age 93)


William Columbus Tolbert began in Waco, Texas on January 2, 1929. He was the third child born to Rosa Coleman Jessie Tolbert.  He had a humble, loving heart for the less fortunate. 

He was preceded in death by both of his parents, his wife, Evelyn Tolbert; brothers, James Tolbert and Jessie Tolbert; sister, Eva Jo Degrate and daughters, Roxanne Nichols and Belinda Thomas.

He leaves to cherish his memory: children, William Tolbert II (Sylvia), Jo Steven Tolbert (Diana), Judy Langrum and Andre Langrum (Dena), one great-grandson and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and a very special friend, Sister Lilly Hicks.

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April 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
McDowell Funeral Home, L.L.C.
1104 Chestnut Street
Waco, TX 76704

Funeral Service
April 2, 2022

1:00 PM
Rising Star Baptist Church
1408 East Waco Drive
Waco, TX 76704

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