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Raymond Epler

November 6, 1933 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 88)


Raymond Epler, 88, of Texas City, Texas, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022, at home.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2022, at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock. Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.

Raymond was born on November 6, 1933, in Texas City, Texas. He was Honorable Discharged from the Army National Guard March 16, 1961. He was a House Mover for W.H. Born. Later he was also a Mechanics Helper. Raymond loved racing and taking rides on the Texas City Dike.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph E. Epler Sr. and Kathleen A. Epler of Texas City; brother, Joseph E. Epler Jr. of LaMarque, and sister, Bernice Pace of La Marque.

Survivors include his children, Donna Griffin (Dennis) from Talco, Tx, Quentin Epler (Kim) from Santa Fe, and Missy Epler Sandoval (Roberto) from Texas City. Four grandchildren, Kristie Koska (Chase), Christopher Walters (Jessica), Matthew Bullock (Maria), and Dustin Bozeman. Five great grandchildren, Ayana, Monica, and Kamilla Sandoval, Greenleigh Koska, and Luke Bullock. Also, his children's mother, Patricia Epler-Coffey, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Dwayne Epler, Randy Epler, Alan Horridge, Robert Pace, James Gardner, and Dustin Bozeman.

A reception will follow at The Gathering Church, 2418 7th Ave N., Texas City.


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March 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Emken-Linton Chapel
5100 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX 77591

Funeral Service
March 4, 2022

10:00 AM
Emken-Linton Chapel
5100 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX 77591

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