H P Creel

October 21, 1933April 9, 2019

H P Creel, of Forsyth, Georgia passed away on Tuesday April 9, 2019. H P faithfully attended Forsyth United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War and was retired from Bell South as a cable repair foreman with 30 plus years of service. He also loved to garden and was an avid hunter, fisherman, and Alabama football fan. He was a graduate of Warrior High School where he played football and returned over the years to many reunions. H P went on to continue his studies at Livingston University where he also played football. His greatest joy came from spending time with his precious children and grandchildren. H P was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 53 years Vera Lewis Koone Creel and his brother, Bill Creel. His Survivors include his two daughters Ellen (Danny) Kirkes and Connie (Phillip) English, his grandchildren: Logan and Heath Kirkes, Kimberly, Matthew, and Mitchell English, and his sister Maymee Motte. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to the Forsyth United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 108 Forsyth, GA. 31029.

A celebration of life visitation for H P will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel, 2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL. 35071. A celebration of life service will occur Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, 2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL. 35071. A burial will follow at New Bethel Baptist Church cemetery in Warrior, AL.

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  • Celebration of Life Visitation Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, April 13, 2019

H P Creel

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