Memorial services for Carl Sherman Breckel, 81, of Longview will be held at noon Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Longview with the Rev. Scott Schulik officiating. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery. He passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Margaret's House in Longview.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Breckel was born Aug. 31, 1931, in Mountain View, Okla., to William and Wilma Jane Breckel. He had been a resident of Longview since 1995. Mr. Breckel was a former resident of Hobbs, N.M., where he was a retired teacher with the Hobbs Independent School District. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
and served in the Korean War
. He was a member of the Open Door Bible Class at Mobberly Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Carl Allen Breckel and wife Caron, of Tyler, Mary Ann Crow and husband Rick, of Hobbs, N.M., and Kevin Wayne Breckel and wife Melanie, of Hobbs, N.M.; grandchildren, Jessica Beener and husband Michael, Kristi Rhoades and husband Zack, Amy Beard and husband Brad, Corey Breckel, Alex Breckel, Clayton Breckel, Colt Breckel, Chisum Breckel and KaCee Torres; eight great-grandchildren; and brother, Billy Dale Breckel and wife Barbara, of Tyler.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Mobberly Baptist Church, 625 E. Loop 281, Longview, 75605; or to Beacon Hospice at Margaret's House, 5016 Gilmer Road, Longview, 75604.
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