Dateline: November 10, 2005
Funeral services for
William Chauncey Hommel, age 74, were held on Saturday, November 5, 2005,
at 3:00 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon with Rev.
Tom Garmon, Pastor, and Rev. Darrell Burton, Pastor of the Martin Baptist
Church in Clarendon, officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites was held in
Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors,
Inc., of Clarendon.
Mr. Hommel died
Wednesday, November 2, 2005, in Amarillo.
He was born December 12, 1930, in Clarendon and was a lifetime
resident of Donley County. He
married Laura Ann Thompson on June 2, 1956, at Clarendon.
He had been self-employed in ranching, the oil and gas business,
and as a property appraiser. In
his earlier life, he was very active in the Jaycees, where he was
recognized as the outstanding area VP, the Texas outstanding local
Secretary, and had received the George Wilson award.
He was a former member of the Clarendon College Board of Regents,
the Clarendon City Council, and was a member of TAAO and KAIROS.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Skelton
Fellowship Class, and the Mission Committee.
He was a member of the Clarendon Masonic Lodge #700 and the Khiva
He was preceded in
death by his parents, Frank and Gladys Hommel; a son, William Kyle Hommel;
and a sister, Geraldine Robertson.
Survivors include his
wife, Ann Hommel of Clarendon; two daughters, Cindy Reid of Austin and
Cathy Jo Holland and husband Dallas of Amarillo; two sons, Gene Hommel and
wife Kathy of Clarendon and Frank Hommel and wife Terri of Clarendon; two
sisters, Frankie Henson of Clarendon and Lois Marie Moore of Dallas;
twelve grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
Casket bearers were
Chad Hommel, Aaron Harper, Doug Haglar, Jason Carr, Jeff Dishong, Josh
Lovato, Greg Proffitt, Tony Ballard, Matthew Heard, and Justin Reid.
Honorary bearers were Tom Higley, Delbert Robertson, Wes Henson, Billy
Fred Jones, the Skelton Fellowship Class, Bright Newhouse, and Joey
The family requests
that memorials be to a favorite charity.
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