OBITUARY

Homer A. Alston

January 26, 1920August 5, 2010

Memorial services for Homer A. Alston, 90, of Killeen will be 5 p.m. Wednesday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen. Rev. Randy Wallace will officiate.

A time of visitation will begin at 4 p.m. prior to the memorial service.

Mr. Alston passed away Thursday evening at his home in Killeen.

Homer was born January 26, 1920 in Bell County to John H. and Nettie O. (Collier) Alston. He married Anna Mary on April 21, 1940. Mr. Alston retired from the SantaFe Railroad, and owned and operated Crown Laundry until 1978, and owned and managed rental housing in the Killeen area until 2008.

Homer was preceded in death by his wife on May 14, 2008 and by his son, Ronny Alvin Alston on April 28, 1978.

He is survived by a daughter, Jo Ann Richerson of Smithville, TX; two brothers, J C Alston of Troy, and Kenneth Alston of Temple and a sister, Francis Kilpatrick of Killeen; six grandchildren, David Alston of Round Rock, Trey Robnett of Houston, Blake Alston-Webb of Killeen; Ashley McDowell of Pflugerville, Roni Ray of Killeen and J J Alston of San Antonio; two great grandsons, Michah Ray and Thomas Robnett and also survived by his little dogs Spike and Angel.

Family and friends may share remembrances of Homer at www.crawfordbowersfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Memorial Service Wednesday, August 11, 2010
  • Visitation Wednesday, August 11, 2010
REMEMBERING

Homer A. Alston

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Regina Mitchell

August 6, 2012

Dear Homer, It's been 2 years
(August 5, 2010), since you have left have this earth. Heaven has recieved an Angel. You will always been missed.

Steven Royce

August 11, 2010

The Guardian Lawn Care and Landscaping crew that maintains Mr. Homer’s lawn would like to give their condolences to Mr. Homer’s family and staff.

Claudette

August 11, 2010

I will certainly miss.Homer. He could always make me laugh by some of the things he said. Thank you Sheryl for taking such good care of him and of course all of the Angels that helped.
Claudette

Rucker's

August 10, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. It was always such a pleasure to run into Homer somewhere and visit. What a very kind and friendly gentleman.
God bless, Billie Faye Rucker & Patricia Rucker Vassaur

Regina Mitchell

August 9, 2010

Homer, I will always remember you. I loved taking caring of you(your caregiver),in your good and bad days. I always loved your company and going to Church with you and our lunches. You were truly a Southern Gentleman. I learned from you Homer Alston and respected you so very much. I miss you so much. Love, Regina.

Christina/Mike Rollins/Logan

August 8, 2010

Our thought and prayers are with the family, may God always bless you and give you peace at this time. -

D Haun

August 7, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with the Alston family. May God bless you with peace and understanding.

Gary Randall

August 7, 2010

I will miss Homer. He was always kind and good to me. He taught me the value of hard work and about the rewards that follow. I will remember him with love and will miss him always. He is together again with the love of his life, Anna Mary.

August 7, 2010

I will miss Homer. He was always kind and good to me. He taught me the value of hard work and about the rewards that follow. I will remember him with love and will miss him always. He is together again with the love of his life, Anna Mary.
Gary Randall

FROM THE FAMILY