Mr. B.L. (Dick) Creel Obituary

  • Mr. B.L. (Dick) Creel
    In Loving Memory of

    Mr. B.L. (Dick) Creel

    Birth Date: Mar 18th, 1927 Death Date: Dec 3rd, 2015
    Boyd Lewis (Dick) Creel, 88, of Mt. Enterprise, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Autumn Leaves in Henderson. He was born March 18, 1927 in Jacksonville, Texas to Marvin Israel Creel and Monnie Lawler Creel.

    Dick graduated from Mt. Enterprise High School and served his country during World War II in the US Navy from September 1944-July 1946. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Putman Creel on June 25, 1947 until her death March 11, 2012. He was self-employed as owner of Creel's Radio & TV for many years until his retirement. He was a faithful member of Landmark Baptist Church in Mt. Enterprise and was a past school board member at Mt. Enterprise ISD. He was "Pa" to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. In his later years his greatest joys were attending basketball games, walking all over Mt. Enterprise, and push-mowing yards.

    Dick was preceded in death by his parents; wife Elizabeth; 5 brothers, Norvell, Clyde, Leo, Roger & Bud; 1 sister, Lucille; and his eldest son, Marvin Lewis Creel, who died June 2, 1954. He is survived by his son, Larry Creel, and son and daughter in law, Randy & Jan Creel, all of Mt. Enterprise; 5 grandchildren, Jesse Creel & wife Holly, Clint Creel & wife Christen, Jody Creel & wife Stephanie, Austin Creel & wife Julie, and Tiffani Chandler and husband Wes. He is also survived by 6 great grandchildren, Nevaeh Creel, Callen, Camryn, and Corbyn Creel, Charlotte Creel, and Kipley Chandler; and 1 brother; Royce Creel

    Funeral services will be held at Landmark Baptist Church in Mt. Enterprise on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 10 AM. Burial will be at King Cemetery in Mt. Enterprise under the direction of Crawford - A. Crim Funeral Home. Officiating at the services will be Bro. Dean Grigsby and Bro. Darrel Owens. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm Sunday December 6, 2015 at the funeral home.

    Pallbearers will be Jesse Creel, Clint Creel, Jody Creel, Austin Creel, Wes Chandler, Callen Creel, and Cody Weems.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 97, Mt. Enterprise, Texas 75681.

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