William Recie Tisdale Sr.

William Recie Tisdale, Sr., 67, resident of Dickinson, Texas passed away October 9, 2018 in Galveston, Texas. He was born January 21, 1951 in Mercedes, Texas to parents, Weldon E. Tisdale and Ruby Pearson Tisdale.

He was a resident of Dickinson, Texas since 2004, and previously lived in League City, Santa Fe and Friendswood.

He attended Bay Area Church in League City. He was a certified technician in the pest control industry since 1990, after which he started his own company in 2004, Bull Dog Inspections in Dickinson, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Cynthia Marie Tisdale.

He is survived by his daughters, Shannon McCoy and husband L.J., Autumn Tisdale and husband Matthew; sons, William Recie Tisdale Jr. and wife Jennifer, Joseph Tisdale; sister, Louise “Teeter” Cole and husband Larry; brother, Johnny Tisdale and wife Pam; grandchildren, Kayla Tisdale, Bailey Tisdale, Saylor Tisdale, Fynn Tisdale, Reese Tisdale, Abigayle Tisdale, Alisyn Tisdale and Myles Tisdale, Shelby McCoy, Mallory McCoy, and Kiley McCoy.

Visitation will be held Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, October 15, 2018 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson with interment following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson.

Serving as pallbearers are Matthew Tisdale, L.J. McCoy, Dwight Baker, Jim Mueller, Miguel Valdez, and Cameron Oberg.


  1. Sincere condolences go out to the family. Please find comfort and hope in the guarantee that soon death will be no more (Rev. 21: 3, 4) and the exciting promise that those we have lost will be reunited with us again (Acts 24:15 & Psalms 37:29).

    Yolanda Garza
  2. Please accept our sympathy for your loss. Please know that we are thinking and praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.

    Deidre & Ronald Lance
  3. Our deepest sympathies for your loss

    Bryan & Kimberly Campbell
  4. Dear Tisdale family,
    I had worked with WR. At Terminix for over 10 years. He was the kindest, professional and loveable person I had met. A few years later, I was employed by him & Cindy to telemarket their business.
    The most amazing people. I will miss them. Prayers and hugs to the family. Love,Marsha.

    Marsha Waxman
  5. My deepest condolences to your entire family.

    Silvio Vincenzo
  6. Loved your dad he was a very special guy and was always there when I had to reach out to him. My heart is breaking along with you. Stay strong and many many prayers for you all during this sad time. God bless you

    Jan McGovern
  7. We are thinking and praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.
    Sincere condolences,
    Curtis, Shauna, MaKayla, MacKensie, Kylie & Ayden

    Shauna Baldwin
  8. So sorry for your loss! Just saw this at 4:45 Pm, Mon, Oct. 15th. Wish I had seen it earlier so I could have paid my respects in person at the funeral. Recie worked for me at least 2 diff. times at Dolly Madison Cakes and I really thought a lot of him!

    Gene Rushing
  9. My heart felt prayers are with your family. I enjoyed William’s visits when he came to inspect my house every year.
    May God Bless You with His love.

    Christine Harper
  10. We are so sorry to hear this sad news. We always had the best times with W.R. and Cynthia at the Terminix Awards trips. They were such special friends. Many prayers for the family and hope that knowing they are together is a comfort.

    Richard and Rhonda Hunt

Leave Your Condolences

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated. Basic HTML code is allowed.