Hershel E Fowler, 94, of Marble Falls, Texas, died Sept. 30, 2012, in his home following a long illness. Interment service will be 11 a.m. Friday Oct. 5, 2012, at the Texas State Veteranâ€™s Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ernestine Fowler. They were married in Odessa, Texas.
They had one child, Johnny Ted (JT) Fowler of Austin, Texas. He also has a daughter who lives in Aylesbery England. He is survived by one brother, Ted Fowler of Coahoma Texas, four grandchildren; five great-grand children; and many nieces and nephews.
He was proceeded in death by his mother, Jessie Fowler; father, Rufus Fowler; a sister, Tuma Folwer; and two brothers, Wallace and Rufus.
Hershel was born in Townly, Ala., and moved in his childhood to Texas. He worked on the the Powell Ranch in Coahoma. Hershel also served in the Army Aircorp in the European theater processing photographs.
After he returned from the war in 1945, he returned to Coahoma and began working in the oil field as a driller. He retired from the oil field after working with Mobile OIl for more than 30 years.
Services are entrusted to Edgar Funeral Home of Marble Falls, Texas.