Bill was one of the first people I met when I moved to Sugar Land. He was so positive I thought I would see him soon. Every time I got to spend time with Bill, it was always a positive experience. My dearest Bill will be missed by ALL who knew him. Bill was so much fun. I don't think that I have ever seen you not smiling, and I think that is how all of us will remember you. He would have our backs when fighting the corporate battle and he would stand behind us even if it jeopardized his position. Walking up the driveway to the back door I heard this great unique laughter and conversation . Event chairs Courtney Toomey, M.D. In the most important question anyone can ever answer "Who and What is Jesus Christ to you personally?" Just weeks prior to his passing he was telling me he would be bringing Marlena out to San Diego soon and he would join my wife and I for dinner. I am thankful Bill is now disease free. I can still close my eyes and hear that infectious laugh. Regional President BB&T Corporation Houston, TX WJToomey@BBandT.com. View People They Know with Court Records. Who knows, maybe she saw my face and thought I needed some cheering up….but in my heart I felt that uncle Bill was telling me to cheer up and drink my coffee. I am confident the peace of God that passes all understanding will continue in your life, Marlena, as we have witnessed it during this past year as you walked a very difficult path. To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our. I was dropping something off at LeeAnn's home . Please allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. © 2020, © 2021, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC. University studies are clear: Prexamed works. In homage to honorees Courtney and Bill Toomey, of presenting sponsor Truist Bank, select patrons also received a set of engraved steak knives. Share William's life story with friends and family. He worked in Commercial Lending roles in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Richmond, Virginia. This is how Bill lived his life --To His Fullest. He said “only the good stuff from now on! No matter how you measure something, whether 1 to 10 or good/better/best, it doesn't get any better than having a friend like Bill in your corner. The new south Texas area will include Houston, Austin and San Antonio and will be headed by Bill Toomey, BB&T said Wednesday. I worked with Bill for 15 years, what a great personality! When I got to the window the lady handed me my coffee and said it was on them and to have a better day. We shared a lot of laughs. I miss Bills physical presence and laughter so much it hurts, but that is just selfish on my part. Bill Toomey in Texas. William Toomey passed away in Houston, Texas. We worked together for a few years, he made going to work a pleasure. Being his friend was a privilege , a excellent professional collegue and a better friend. The obituary was featured in Houston Chronicle on June 20, 2013. Carmel High School in 1975 and earned a BS Degree from Northern Illinois University in 1979. My Dad loves golf, hopefully you can play a round. I was lucky to know him and Marlena. Event chairs Kathryn and Jeff Smith and underwriting chairs Carmen and Butch Mach and Courtney and Bill Toomey (the foursome are the 2015 Museum gala chairs) played host to a swanky fais do-do and invited Houston’s most generous leaders to jazz up the Museum’s educational and outreach programs. Bill Toomey's Reputation Profile. I have known Bill for many years while we worked together at Watts. I will remeber all the Saturday & Sunday mornings at Starbucks. I say work together because I was his supervisor most of the years we worked together but it felt as if he was my supervisor. As an Olympian and life-long athlete, Bill is as healthy as anyone. Aways proud of everything she did. We shared a few beers / wines on the patio at Sugar Creek among a host of friends, and I was blessed to be his 'lefty' partner against the righties, Vicki and Kevin! I know everyone has tough times in his or her lives but Bill never showed it. Many years ago I subscribed to the Readers Digest Magazine. Houston Symphony Ball chairs Bill & Dr. Courtney Toomey, auction chair Allison & Hunt Harper at the Post Oak Hotel. Toomey joined the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 and has worked in commercial lending roles in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Richmond, Va., as well as on its capital markets team. I can't believe it's been 7 years. Bill was my great friend!!! He was always there for me for business & personal calls. Published in Houston Chronicle on Jun. There was absolutely no question about who captured his attention and as fate would have it, the chemistry between the two of them was immediate. Whenever I go to Minuti Coffee, I think of Bill and then I think of what a really good guy he was - always positive, upbeat and sincere. Bill just joked about it and said that he knew better but climbed with the flip-flops anyway. My wife Heidi and Marlena are long-time friends and Bill and Marlena were guests at several Christmas parties in our home. What a most kind & generous human being.