Tommy Ray (Poppa) Chasteen was born June 3, 1941 to Melvin Matthew and Lily Pearl Chasteen in Brownwood.
He married his wife of 50 years, Shirley on December 31, 1965.
Tommy worked for Dallas Independent School District as a plumbing supervisor for 23 years until retirement.
He attended church at Aley Family Worship Center in Seven Points where he taught Sunday School, lead Bible Study, preached at every opportunity, played his guitar and sang in the worship service.
He left us on August 9, 2016 in Mabank.
Tommy is survived by his wife, Shirley, his daughters Delissa Bryce and her husband Jeff, Angie George and her husband Jamie, sons Tommy Chasteen Jr. and James Simons. Grandchildren Michelle, Sarah, Macy, Trevor, Brittany, Brandon, Jennifer Ashley, Justin, Bailey, Little Michell, Angela, Jason, James and Jacob. And a whole mess of great-grandchildren.
The family would also like to recognize Shirley Irvin as a godsend and a blessing, without whom they could not have made it through the last few months.
Greatly loved and respected, Tommy will be dearly missed by all who knew him but greatly envied by those who know where he is.
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Tony was a very talented man. He loved to build things. If he could think it, he could build it, anything from houses to furniture. Tony also loved to draw and paint. He was a printer for many years.
Tony enjoyed being outdoors riding his Harley with his brother. Tony was a very loving and caring person who is going to be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved him.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather Herman Williams and grandmother Ruby Lera Sparks.
He is survived by his son Alan Dale Rhys, daughter Lauren Alya Cochran and son David Anthony Rhys, grandchildren Dillyn Rhys, Gaven Rhys and Rhiannon Rhys, brothers Charles William Rhys III, Timothy Rhys Sr. and wife Cindy and Mark Edward Rhys Sr. and wife Carolynne, numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.
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Funeral services were held for Carter Jean Creech Aug. 10, at Dallas Ft Worth National Cemetery.
Jean was born on April 5, 1931 in Waxahachie, to parents Robert Lee (Tony) and Ruby Inez (Woolverton) Byrd and went home to be with her Lord on August 8, 2016.
Jean was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tool. She was a faithful servant of Jesus Christ from an early age. It was her joy to share His Love with her family and friends and bring others to the knowledge of Him to the end.
Jean is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James P. Creech.
Jean is survived by her loving daughters Susan and Dick Johnson of Gun Barrel City and Staci and Dana Boyd of Little Elm, grandsons Jason and Ashley Boyd of Celina and Taylor Johnson of Lewisville, great-grandchildren Titus and Noelle Boyd, sisters Jan and Dick Sechrist of Mansfield and Sheila Ball of the greater Austin area, nephews and other relatives and many more friends.