Ray "Dean" Adlesperger
August 17, 1936 – May 1, 2013
Funeral services for Ret MAJ Ray Dean Adlesperger will be held Thursday May 9, 203 at 9:30 a.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen with full military honors to follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Ray was born on August 17, 1936 to Otis and Charlotte Adlesperger in Yuma, CO.
He served 23 years in the US Army and was a Vietnam Veteran.
Ray was a family man and always put his kids first. He enjoyed many hobbies, one of them was his love of knowledge whether it was from watching the news or reading. Ray loved to collect coins and stamps and working in the yard. He even was a Postal Carrier.
Ray was also a member of the United Methodist Church of Yuma, CO.
Ray is survived by his six children; Patricia Snare and husband Gene of O’Fallan, IL, Kirk Adlesperger of Killeen, Kent Adlesperger of Prescott Valley, AZ, Tarril Adlesperger and wife Tammy of Sterling, CO, Loren Adlesperger of Abilene and Laura Duskie and husband Steve of Killeen. He will also be missed by 19 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Edwin Adlesperger.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
- Visitation Wednesday, May 8, 2013
- Funeral Service Thursday, May 9, 2013
Ray "Dean" Adlesperger
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June 2, 2013
This candle is for you dad. To let you know that you will always shine bright in all of our lives. We miss you dad! And we all know that you're always with us.
May 23, 2013
Laura I am very sorry to hear about your loss. The death of a parent is a difficult moment we all have to face. I will pray for you and your family.
Nickie (Nicole Caron KPD)
May 9, 2013
Keeping you all in my prayers. ...
May 3, 2013
Dean(Ray) & I were best friends through out our childhood and young adult hood. We reconnect a few years ago and have stayed in touch through e-mail & the phone. I have a million memories and I was the one who gave him "Goldie" the golden retriever after he and his family had returned to Yuma.