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Bobby O'Neil Poehl, 80, of Houston TX passed away June 8, 2014. PaPa (as he was affectionately known), was born August 8, 1933, in Caldwell TX to Charles Poehl and Daily Wiederhold. As a proud American and with approval from his mother, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at the age of 17, retiring in 1972 with 20 honorable years served. He then worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 23 years. PaPa was known for his hard work, athleticism, his love of polka music and dancing. He is preceded in death by his loving grandson, Clay Chappell and his brother Charles Poehl, Jr. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty Poehl, daughter Deb and husband Tim Bigler, son Michael and wife Donys Poehl; sister Cleo Fine, and just the best grandkids a PaPa could have: Chase Chappell, Taylor, McKenzi, and Jarrett Poehl. Join us in celebration of life for this true American on Fri., June 13, 2014, at 11:15 a.m. at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr., Houston TX 77038. PaPa will be buried with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the .
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Published in Houston Chronicle on June 12, 2014
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