OBITUARY

Running-Deer L. Bessette

August 9, 1954May 14, 2018

Running-Deer was born in Colchester, Vermont on August 9, 1954 to Clifford and Joan (Curtis) Bessette. He served in the United States Army with tours in Germany, South Korea and Viet Nam. He also fought in the Gulf War. He retired from the Texas Army National Guard. He enjoyed square dancing, playing video games, spending time outside, building and spoiling his grandkids.

Those left to cherish his memories are son Jerrick (Heather) of Bangs; daughter Julie (Michael) Pyle of Waco; grandchildren Landen and Alyssa Bessette and Jesse Pyle; sisters Pale Moon Winslow and Teki Cass of Vermont; Noreen Gilbert of Colorado; Hazel Ouellette (Charles) of Florida and Sherri Nix (Cookie), Lorie McWhirter (Mike), and brother, Carl Boivin (Teri) all of Brownwood and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Running Bear Bessette and several aunts and uncles.

Online memorials can be left at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Those left to cherish his memories are son Jerrick (Heather) of Bangs; daughter Julie (Michael) Pyle of Waco; grandchildren Landen and Alyssa Bessette and Jesse Pyle; sisters Pale Moon Winslow and Teki Cass of Vermont; Noreen Gilbert of Colorado; Hazel Ouellette (Charles) of Florida and Sherri Nix (Cookie), Lorie McWhirter (Mike), and brother, Carl Boivin (Teri) all of Brownwood and several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Running Bear Bessette and several aunts and uncles

Services

  • Memorial Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Running-Deer L. Bessette

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Hazel Ouellette

May 15, 2018

My Big Brother, I will surely miss you. You brought happiness to my life growing up. My guardian, protector, friend and loving brother. We will see each other again one day and it shall be a joyous moment. I love you RD and I will miss you dearly, your little sister Hazel

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