William Nicholas "Nicky" Bluntzer III, 59, of Corpus Christi passed away Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. He was born Dec. 20, 1950 in Corpus Christi to William Nicholas "Bill" Bluntzer Jr. and Eugenia "Rusty" Ritter Bluntzer. Nicky was a disabled U.S. Army veteran and served in Korea as a medic during the Vietnam War. He was a lifelong member of the VFW Post 7841 in Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Nicholas "Bill" Bluntzer Jr.

He is survived by his mother, Eugenia "Rusty" Bluntzer of Corpus Christi; his sister, Nell Bluntzer (George) Jones of Corpus Christi; his brothers, Rick (Becky) Bluntzer of Spring Branch, and Paul (Marce) Bluntzer of Odem; his aunt, Naomi Bluntzer Tischler of Robstown; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services were celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Msgr. Seamus McGowan as celebrant. Burial followed at Rose Hill Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make contributions to the charity of your choice.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home