Horace Edward Gummelt

Odessa American, Obituaries  2004

Odessa, Ector County, Texas

Submitted by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Texas Jul 25 2004

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Horace Edward Gummelt

ODESSA Horace Edward Gummelt, 85, went to be with the Lord Friday, July 23, 2004.
He was born Aug. 28, 1918, to Otto and Annie Gummelt in Star, Texas.
Ed served his country in World War II in North Africa and France. He retired as an operator from Sid Richardson, then later retired after 20 years of service as a custodian for the Ector County Independent School District at Permian High School.
He moved to Odessa in 1950 from Lamesa and was married Sept. 7, 1962, to Audrey Freeman Gummelt in El Reno, Okla.. He was a charter member of Central Baptist Church and a member of the V.F.W.
His parents; wife; brother, O.B. Gummelt; his sisters, Ola Mae Waddell, Eda Reed and Eula Pearl Waddell all preceded in death.
Survivors include brothers, Earl Gummelt and Bill Gummelt, both of Odessa; sisters Gertrude Green, Lorene Gummelt and Doris McCasland, all of Odessa; and stepson, John Freeman of Odessa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Gene Waddell, Bobby Reed, Sherman Reed, Gerald Gummelt, Casey Reed and Jeff Reed.
Memorials may be donated in lieu of flowers to Central Baptist Church building fund at 1401 N. Texas Ave., Odessa.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.