Earl H. Veasey, Jr.Published 11:00pm Monday, August 27, 2012
Earl H. Veasey, Jr., age 77, of Allen, Texas passed away August 26, 2012. He was born November 18, 1934 in Troy, Alabama to Earl Harrell Veasey and Buna Hazel (Carter) Veasey. On June 29, 1990 he married Melissa A. Matthews in McKinney, Texas. Earl proudly served in the United States Military, serving two years in the Army and retiring from the Air Force. He was a Vietnam veteran. Earl was a test engineer for Texas Instruments and retired in 1996 after twenty years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa A. Veasey of Allen, Texas; daughters, Vickie A. Coker of Houston, Texas, Carrie Johnson and husband, Kevin of Murphy, Texas, Amber D. Atchison of Wylie, Texas; sons, Michael E. Veasey and wife, Kim of Lone Oak, Texas, Brant M. Atchison and wife, Corinne of Lewisville, Texas; grandchildren, Michael “Mick” Veasey, Alec Veasey, Ron Bartels and Kristopher Kooi; sister, Jewell Griffin of Troy, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Hazel Veasey; brother, Michael C. Veasey.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Allen Cemetery, Allen, Texas with Rev. Marvin Woodson officiating.
The family will receive friends during a visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas.
Memorials may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202,www.lls.org or to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018,www.parkinson.org.
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