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Gordon Roy Heintschel

October 27, 1937 — October 30, 2019

Gordon Roy Heintschel   Gordon Heintschel, 82, of Wharton, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at a Wharton hospital following a brief illness. Gordon was born on October 27, 1937 in Fayette County, Texas to the late Clarence and Earline Dipple Heintschel.   Gordon was raised in Edna and Wharton areas and attended Wharton schools graduating from Wharton High School in 1957. He later served our country in the United States Army.  Gordon worked for many years as a welder at the WKM Foundry in Richmond. He married Clara Legler on March 11, 1978 in Wharton. He enjoyed his race car, fixing old cars and watching NASCAR on TV. In addition to his parents, Gordon was preceded in death by his brother, Arlen Heintschel and sister, Irene Heintschel.   Gordon is survived by his wife, Clara Heintschel, brother, Wayne Heintschel, sister, Clarice Turner, Brother-in-law George and Patsy Legler and numerous nieces and nephews.   Visitation will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 after 1 pm at Wharton Funeral Home with a service to start at 2pm. Serving as pallbearers are Joe Ray Joines, Joey Zulauf, Blaine Zulauf, Korbyn Rivera, Larry Kolb and Luke Joines. Burial services, under the auspices of the Wharton American Legion will be held in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.   Funeral services under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.  Condolences may be left at whartonfuneralhome.com.
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