Joe Homeyer

Joe Homeyer, a resident of Kenedy, Texas, passed away, Friday, January 11, 2013, at 7:47 P.M., surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 83. Joe was born on February 16, 1929 in Karnes County, TX to the late W.T. and Annie Conwan Homeyer. He served his country proudly in The US ARMY and the Korean War.  On June 19, 1955 Joe married Mary V. Baker in Kenedy, TX.  Joe was a professional Truck Driver and of the Baptist Faith.

Joe is survived by his daughter Bryna Schulze and husband Jack of Austin, Texas; his sons, Tilm Homeyer of Kenedy, Texas and Ty Homeyer and wife Jennifer of Argyle, Texas; foster daughter Frances McDonald and husband Bob of Uvalde, Texas; sister Lora Madsen of Kenedy; brother Bob Homeyer of Kenedy, TX; grandchildren Craig Schulze, David Homeyer, Halston Homeyer, Connor Homeyer, Kaelyn Homeyer; great-grandchildren Jackson Schulze and Courtney Schulze.

Joe is preceded in death by his wife Mary V. Baker, parents W.T. and Annie Conwan Homeyer and brothers Jim and Dan Homeyer.

Visitation was held, Sunday, January 13, 2012 from 3PM to 5PM at Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Services were, Monday, January 14, 2013 at 10AM at Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with Mallory Homeyer Herridge officiating.  Interment followed in the Pilgrim Cemetery, Smiley, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers will be Tilm Homeyer, Ty Homeyer, David Homeyer, Jack Schulze, Craig Schulze, Jackson Schulze, Halston Homeyer and Connor Homeyer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Texas Children’s Home.