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William Hubert Kuhn, Jr. was born August 27, 1932 in Dallas, Texas. He passed away on March 27, 2017 in Austin, Texas.

Bill graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School where he met his wife, Coline. They met on a double date with friends, although they were not each other's date, that quickly changed. Bill recently told his daughter that when he first met Coline he could not believe his eyes, he thought, "Wow isn't she pretty and she still is!" He started his career at W.H. Kuhn and Sons and got his first Master Plumber's License in 1949, he worked as a plumber until he retired. He was a member of the Dallas Executive Association. Bill spent many years with the Hafertepe Family, and he treasured that time.

Bill grew up at First Baptist of Dallas and always joked that he was a member of the "cradle roll "group, but spent most of his life as a member of Lakeside Baptist Church in Dallas. Bill trusted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and is now in the presence of that Savior, with no more pain, no more sorrow, no more death and no more tears!

Bill was a deer hunter, fisherman, gunsmith and a Chevy Corvair collector. He competed in precision acrobatics with "control line" model airplanes for many years, always building his planes from scratch, winning many trophies with his "Red Bird." He built his own wooden boat from plans he found in a magazine and water-skied behind it. Bill and his wife were also well known for their extraordinary square dancing abilities.
Bill was a vigorous man until very close to his death, even into his late seventies, he and his grandsons, who were in their twenties and thirties, were taking turns seeing how long each one could hold out stretched a 20 pound kettlebell. Bill then picked it up and held it longer than any of them; he told them that they needed to "muscle up".

He is preceded in death by his parents, William Hubert Kuhn, Sr. and Bernice Kuhn; son, William Hubert Huhn III and sisters, Mary Bernice Parson and Lillian Margaret Kuhn.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Coline Mittel Kuhn; daughter, Cynthia Lindsley and husband, John; grandchildren, John Lindsley Jr., Joanna Lindsley Hatley, Samuel Lindsley, William Lindsley, Sarah Lindsley Hatley, and James Lindsley and eight-great grandchildren, Sutton Douglas Lindsley, Trinity Ashton Lindsley, Nabilia Grace Hatley, Shanea Lindsley Hatley, Eli Jackson Lindsley, Isaac Mateo Lindsley, John Michael Hatley, and Calvin David Hatley. Yes, you guessed right, two Lindsley sisters married two Hatley brothers.

To quote his grandson, Will, "He was the husband of one, father of two, grandfather of six, and great grandfather of eight. He was able to walk, smoke and talk until it was time for him to die, which is good, because he didn't want to be any trouble to anyone."

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00pm at Grove Hill Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas.