Aniel Revelle Jr.

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Revelle, Jr. DALLAS, Texas - A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 2:00 pm, for Lieutenant Colonel Aniel "Bill" W. Revelle, Jr., 76, at the Treemont Senior Community, 5550 Harvest Hill Road, Dallas, TX 75230. LTC Revelle was born September 29, 1940, in Golden Meadows, LA, the son of the late Mildred (Coyle) and A.W. Revelle. He passed away on his birthday, Thursday, September 29th, 2016, in a Dallas hospital. LTC Revelle was a graduate of Bay City High School in Bay City, TX, and Troy State University in Troy, AL. He served 23 years in US Army rising from the rank of Private to Lieutenant Colonel. He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He also served tours in Greenland; Bermuda; Germany; Fort Hood, TX; and Fort Gordon, GA. After his retirement from the Army, he served as Transit and Maintenance Director for the City of Augusta, GA, and was an avid golfer at Jones Creek Country Club in Evans, GA, until he returned to his home state of Texas. In Texas, he received his teaching credentials and taught students with special needs at Florence Middle School for five years in Florence, TX. He retired in Lufkin, TX, where he and his wife lived for eleven years and were avid duplicate bridge players until their recent move to Dallas to be closer to family. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Hellen Pinchback Revelle of Dallas; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and John Raiona, Louisville, KY; son and daughter-in-law, Niel and Carol Revelle of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, CPT Hope Revelle of Fort Hood, TX; Hannah Revelle of Dallas, TX.; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Sandi Revelle of Houston, TX; sister and brother-in-law, Penny and Dan Burks of Houston, TX; sister-in-law, Joan Revelle of Huntsville, TX; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tom and Carol Pinchback of Branson, MO; numerous nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, "Sparky the Yorkie." He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, David Revelle. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in LTC Revelle's memory may be made to the scholarship fund at Southwestern University, PO Box 770, Georgetown, TX 78627.


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