Funeral services for Gerald Wayne Antley, 65, of Evadale, will be 2:00 pm, Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Farmer Funeral Home, with interment following in Morse Cemetery in Buna, with full military honors. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 pm until time of service. Mr. Antley died April 4, 2013, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A native of Bastrop, LA, Gerald was a lifelong resident of Evadale. He was retired military and honored as the recipient of the Purple Heart
, while proudly serving his country in the US Army during the Viet Nam War. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Evadale. Gerald is preceded in death by his parents, J B Roebuck and Juanita Earnestine Lum Antley. Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Shirley Richardson Antley of Evadale; sons, Shelby Lance Antley and wife, Tammie of Silsbee and Christopher Ryan Antley and wife, Crystal of Evadale; sisters, Charlotte Black and husband, George of New Braunfels and Karen Moore and husband, John Bubba of Vidor; grandchildren, Lindsay Antley, Joshua Antley, Jacob Antley, Caitlyn Antley and Shalyn Antley; numerous nieces and great nieces, nephews and great nephews and a host of extended family and friends. Gerald was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.