William Arden Acton, 81 of Temple, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at his home. A mass for the dead will be held at 5:30 pm Friday, August 28, 2020 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Belton, Texas.
William was born on February 18, 1939 to Arden and Feeley Acton in Powell, Wyoming. He enjoyed 59 years with his bride, Mary Ann Boudreau Acton. They were married on August 26, 1961. He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from University of Wyoming. He retired from General Dynamics-Free Man Coal Mine in West Frankfort, Illinois. Bill was a devoted husband and father. He was an avid golfer in his earlier years and was always ready to travel whenever Ann was ready. His sons and grandsons were his greatest accomplishments.
His infant sister crossed over many years ago and was waiting for him when he took his journey home.
He is survived by his beautiful wife Ann Acton, son Cory Acton and wife Beth of Temple; son Mike Acton of Anahuac, Texas; son Greg Acton and wife Sarah; grandsons Zachary and Benjamin Acton of Sunnyvale, California.
Inurnment will follow on a later date in Green Valley, Arizona.
In lieu of flowers please give to the Helping Hands Ministry in Belton, Texas.
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Belton is in charge of arrangements.