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Metcalf Funeral Directors

1801 East White Oak Terrace, Conroe, TX

OBITUARY

Carl LeRoy Hazlett Sr.

8 March , 193514 November , 2019

Carl LeRoy Hazlett of Conroe, Texas passed away on November 14, 2019. He was born in Punxsutawney, PA on March 8, 1935 to Archie Hadden Hazlett and Kathryn Stormer Hazlett. The family moved to Beckley, WV where he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High in 1953. He moved to Ohio where jobs were plentiful in the auto industry. Carl joined the Air Force in 1954 and spent four years as a Radio Relay Operator in Germany and France. After returning home to Ohio, he married and had five children with wife Ruth. He worked for General Motors for 37 ½ years and retired on November 1, 1990 to pursue his dream of traveling. In late 1991 he met Kathryn at a motor home rally. She loved to travel as much as he did. She retired, sold her home and they traveled for years full time. In 1997 they bought a house in Panorama Village and joined the Willis Methodist Church. Carl loved his church, home, family and all the friends he made. He felt it was an honor to work for the church. He is survived by his wife Kathryn Hazlett, son James Arch Hazlett and wife Fran of North Carolina; daughters Denise Holmes of Ohio, Kathy Ann Perry and husband Pat of Idaho, and Cynthia Curland and husband David of Georgia. William Huffman and wife Caroline of Rusk, Texas and Kenneth Huffman and wife Patty of Pasadena, Texas. He was preceded in death by his son Carl Hazlett, Jr. He has one sister, Dorothy Steinbeck of North Carolina, 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, who all loved their “Papa”. A celebration of life for Carl will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 1:00 PM at First United Methodist Church Willis, 200 N Thomason St, Willis, Texas. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Hazlett family by clicking the “Add a Memory” tab.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, 23 November , 2019

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Terry Garner

22 November 2019

Carl so many good memories but the thing I think of the most when I think of you is how much pride you took in taking care of your family your home and oh those VW Bugs. Your smile will be deeply missed but I know you're gonna be up there watching down over us. we love you

Janet Howard

22 November 2019

He will be missed very kind and generous man,when my daughter was in Girl Scouts and her and I and Denise and Katie went to DC He gave us money donations and payed for our troops custom made tee shirt and hotel expenses

Dorothy Steinbeck

17 November 2019

Dear Brother, You were a fantastic brother and will be greatly missed. The memories we made over the years I will always cherish. You will always have a special place in my heart. You were an outstanding Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa and you loved each of them dearly. To all the family my deepest condolences.

Donald Steinbeck Jr.

17 November 2019

Uncle Carl, you were the best Uncle a nephew could have. You will be very much missed. The world has lost the greatest Browns and Buckeye fan. Every time you called me or saw me you always cheered me up. You have a wonderful family from your wife to all your kids. You raised them very well and took pride in each and every one. That is a special dad. Heaven now has the greatest angel to watch over us all.
To the family my condolences to you all. You all are a great family who seen the best in your husband and dad. May God bless you all,to help push through this tough time. Love to each and everyone of you.