Weldon Neale "Pete" Drennon completed his journey to take his place in the heavenly realm Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Celebration of life: Will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at First United Methodist Church of Hurst, 521 W. Pipeline Road, Hurst, where he served as an active member after moving to the Mid-Cities and where many friendships most dear to him were formed. Memorials: Pete's children, Michael, Patrick and Cynthia Bell, along with their extended families, request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a
in tribute to Pete's service to others. What most will associate with Pete is his service to others. After graduating from Texas A&M University
in 1953, he served in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. That same year he married Peggy Jean Herring, his bride of 60 years. Known as Pete and Peg, they were seldom referred to individually. Generously serving family, friends, church and community without needing recognition, they became models of selflessness for three generations of family. Raised in Waco, Pete moved his family to California, Florida, West Texas, New Mexico and eventually back to the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Pete worked for the majority of his life in service with the U.S. Housing and Urban Development. In retirement he enjoyed golf, breakfast with buddies, keeping up with his grandchildren, working with the local food bank, helping Homes for Humanities and as an avid wood worker, building furniture and crafts.