Harold Colburn Krecek
November 22, 1919 – May 14, 2020
Harold Colburn Krecek, 100 years of age, was born November 22, 1919 in Dallas, Texas and was presented his “angel wings” and entered Heaven on May 14, 2020 at 3:30 a.m. His beloved wife Doris, along with his children and grandchildren were at his bedside. He loved the Lord and would pray and talk to Him every day giving thanks for all his blessings and his family. He often asked his family “do you really know how much I love you?” He was a member of Colonial Baptist Church for many years. During World War II, Harold proudly served his country for four years in the Army-Air Force in Australia. After leaving the service, he met Doris LaVelle Wright, his soulmate, and on March 10, 1946 they began their life together. This past March, they celebrated “74” years of marriage. Harold was an independent meat distributor associated with his brother’s meat packing plant, “Jack’s Meat Service,” for 40 years. After he sold his business at the age of 55, he worked for Home Interiors and Gifts for another 10 years. He loved to fish at Lake Texoma with his family, hunt with his sons and brothers, was a good bowler and loved tending to his garden. The memories that Harold (Dad and Gramps) left for Doris, his children, grandchildren, family and friends will forever be etched in their hearts. His love, wonderful laugh, silly jokes and funny sayings will be talked about for years to come. Those left to always cherish his precious memories include: Wife and the “Love of his Life” Doris Krecek; Children: Harold & wife Chris Krecek, LaVelle & husband Ernest Mays, Richard & wife Janette Krecek, Donna & husband David Nobra, Frank (deceased) and wife Toni Krecek. Grandchildren: Jordan & Becca Krecek; Ernest, Jr. & Michelle Mays, Amy & Sean McKnight, Courtney &, Keith Storts; Valerie, Ryan & Drew Krecek; Jennifer & Jeff Cassar, Jodie & Rob McAngus; Morgan & Andrew Gomez; Amber & Matthew Madawi; Lindsay & Terrell Middleton; Great-Grandchildren: Liam, Abbi; Sembrey, Elijah, Noah; Ashley, Victoria, Morgan, Michael, Matthew; MaKenzie, Braeden; Camden, Lydia; Dylan, Luke, Sloan; Avery, Emma, Harlow; Frank, Dorisella; Peyton, Elle, Chance, Colin; Terrell, Jr. and Marleigh. Sister: Ethlyn Krecek Sims; many beloved nephews & nieces. Preceded in death: Son: Frank Edward Krecek; Parents: Frank & Ida Mae Krecek; Brothers: Pete Hammond, Elmer Hammond, Jack Kreck, Melvin Krecek, Lloyd Krecek, and Bill Krecek.
Eulogy will be given by Ernest Mays. Pallbearers: Harold Krecek, Jordan Krecek, Ernest Mays, Jr., Sean McKnight, David Nobra, Jeff Cassar, Rob McAngus and Andrew Gomez Honorary Pallbearers: Richard Krecek, Ryan Krecek and Drew Krecek “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4
If you are unable to join us for the graveside service, please join us as we stream the service the service live on our Facebook page (see link below)
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Harold Colburn Krecek
May 17, 2020
His dancing, funny faces, teasing, hugs, “sugars”, and his genuine adoration for us! Will miss Uncle Harold until I see him again!
May 17, 2020
there are so many its hard to choose..my fondest memories started when I worked with Dad on the meat truck as I learned just how good a man my Dad was..He shared a lot of personnel memories with me and I will treasure them always..our times with family and friends at Lake Texoma were very special and I loved going to the lake as often as we could...We had great times there..dad taught me about hunting and fishing the right way..So many memories that I will treasure daily..I loved my Father very much