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Funeral services for Pal Bentley Hildebrand, 60, of Gainesville, are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Yeager officiating.
Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15 at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Hildebrand passed away June 12, 2016 in Gainesville.
Pal was born June 24, 1955 in Gainesville to Charlie Thomas and Palma Gene (Purgason) Hildebrand.
He graduated from Gainesville High School in 1973 and was a member of First United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir. Pal also sang in quartets with his mother, father, and brother. He was employed for 17 years with Gulf Oil Company and was most recently a self-employed carpenter.
Survivors include: parents, Charlie and Palma Hildebrand of Gainesville; daughters: Misty Dawn Wolfe of Gainesville and Krysta Paige Hildebrand of Bowie, and their mother, Kenna Hildebrand; brother, Kent Hildebrand and wife, Linda of Chouteau, OK; and four grandchildren: Lexie, Braylon, Brynlee, and Carter Grace.
Serving as pallbearers are: Danny Turbeville, Mike Wigington, R.D. Purgason, Ken Purgason, Marty Grissom, and Carl Clark.
Memorial contributions may be made to: First United Methodist Church - Gainesville, Texas or Home Hospice of Cooke County.
You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
Published on June 13, 2016
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