August 5, 1953 - April 15, 2021
William Haywood (Bill) Hasson, Jr., of Coppell, Texas passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s at the age of 67.
Bill was born Aug.5, 1953, in Union Springs, Alabama, to William Haywood Hasson, Sr. and Dean Chancey Hasson. After graduating from Wills High School in Smyrna, Georgia, he earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia in 1975. Bill worked briefly in banking in Georgia and Kentucky before moving to Houston and taking a job with Litton Industries. From there he moved to Dallas and began a 17-year career with John Hancock. He ended his career with AIG as a managing director of private placements.
A life-long sports fan, Bill participated in football, basketball, baseball, track, tennis, and bowling. Recreationally, he also enjoyed golf, scuba diving, cycling, skiing, street hockey, and ping pong.
Bill was also an avid traveler. In addition to time spent touring the U.S., he visited Singapore, Malaysia, France, Mongolia, China, Mexico, Canada, and Italy.
On Sept. 22, 1984, he married Marsha Dove. He is survived by her and their two sons, Chase (wife Julia) and Drew. Other survivors include sisters Debra Hasson and Arlene Martin.
Special thanks are extended to family and friends who supported Bill and traveled with him on this journey. A video tribute honoring Bill is online at North Dallas Funeral Home.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Details concerning a memorial service will be forthcoming.
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