William “Willie” Auzston, 89, of Galveston, passed away Monday, February 22, 2016, at UTMB Hospital. He was born August 13, 1926, to a large Galveston family. Willie grew up on the island and spent his whole life there. He worked as a commercial fisherman, and after retirement, loved to work in his yard and take care of his flowers. He also loved traveling and cherished his two poodles dearly.
Willie was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers; 4 sisters; wife, Dorothy Sue; and daughter, Sharon.
He is survived by his son, James L. Auzston; stepson, Dennis Noah; sister, Idele O’Conner; grandchildren: James L. Auzston, Jr., James Lee Auzston, William W. Auzston, Chris Ciaccio, and Nicole Clements; 8 great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Willie’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Sunday, February 28th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Monday, February 29th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with burial following at Galveston Memorial Park.