William Aubrey "Bill" Kleam

     Funeral services for William “Bill” Aubrey Kleam, 86 of Arp, will be Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home chapel, Overton, with Reverend Doctor Scotty Short officiating. Burial will follow in Mason Cemetery.

    Mr. Kleam, “Bill”, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at The Village at Gleannloch Farms in Spring, Texas, after an extended illness. He was born April, 27, 1931 in Troup to the late Pinkney Avery Kleam and Ruby Lucille Kleam (Lanham). He was married for more than 60 years to his adoring wife and friend, Ruby Lee Kleam (Sieber) of Arp, Texas. Bill worked for Banker Tank for 18 years before owning his own company, Kleam Oil Field Service, Inc. from which he retired in 1985. He enjoyed working with the youth group at Hill Tops Lakes Chapel in Hill Tops Lakes, Texas and was last a member of North Oaks Baptist in Houston.  

     Bill was known to many for his integrity, selflessness and strong faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. He loved his family and loved to laugh and make others laugh.

     Survivors include his loving wife, Ruby Sieber Kleam; admiring daughter, Audree Kleam Garcia of Spring, Texas; his granddaughter, Hannah Nicolle Garcia; and grandson, Philip Andrew Garcia; three sisters, Nell Parker, Ottie Pasley, Shirley Langford Sieber and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. 

     Pallbearers will be Sammy Parker, Heith Grammier, Michael Paslay, Scottie Sieber, Todd Sieber and Phil Russell.   

      Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the funeral home.

      Memorials may be made to Texas Baptist Children’s Home, 1101 North Mays St, Round Rock, TX 78664.