Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Manfred "Bill" O. Ele
July 5, 2017
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Graveside services for Manfred Owen “Bill” Ele, 79, of Kilgore will be 11:00 am, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Matinburg Cemetery, Camp County, Texas with Reverend Brian Nutt officiating. Mr. Ele died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Kilgore, Texas.

He was born November 19, 1937 in Marinez, California to Harvey and Margaret Ele. Bill married Nelda Jo Kimbrell, July 12, 1974. They lived in Kilgore most of their married life. He was a diesel mechanic for Harris Brothers and Coastal Chemical. Bill went on to drive hotshot for Acme. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church and he loved his family.

Bill is survived by his son, Robert Ele of Connecticut; a daughter, Renee Sanchez of Longview, Washington; two step daughters, Debbie Swan of Hawkins, Texas, Donna and Bill Crook of Tyler; three sisters, Barbra Jean Payne of Yamhill, Oregon, Lois O’Connor of Castlerock, Washington, Virginia Effinger of Glenwood, Washington; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nelda Ele; sisters, Betty and Roberta; and a step-son, Raymond Kimbrell.

Mr. Ele’s family is grateful for the care given by The Willows of Kilgore.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening between 6:00-7:00pm.

Manfred "Bill" O. Ele
July 5, 2017
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Friday, July 7, 2017
6p - 7p
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Service Schedule
Services at the Graveside
Matinburg Cemetery
FM 556
Pittsburg, TX  75686
Saturday, July 8, 2017
11 a.m.
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Burial Schedule
Matinburg Cemetery
FM 556
Pittsburg, TX  75686
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