"I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course, I have kept the faith." Timothy 4:7. Carl was born March 28, 1935 in Gonzales, Texas. Retired dredge boat diesel mechanic, chief engineer, buyer and consultant with CF Bean and Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel. He then began working at home doing the things he loved, small engine repair, grass cutting, and fishing. Preceded in death by parents, Benjamin F. Pape Sr., Larry and Iva Pape Slack, and brother, Benjamin F. Pape Jr. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Julia "Pat" McIntyre Pape; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Leroy Hebert, Lisa and Stephan Babin, Carla and Brett Rushing; son, and daughter-in-law, Carl "Randy" and Ramona Pape; grandchildren and spouses, Jason Duncan, Michael and Alice Babin, Miranda and Mark Colligan, Kade and JoAnn Babin, Justin and Jayna Babin, Robbie and Kayla Pape, Chase Pape, Kelly Pape, Miranda Rains, Crista Lynn Craig, Wesley Craig, Ty Hebert, Emma Hebert, Torriee Parent. 18 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Chuck and Lola Pape Chaka, Wayne and Sue Pape, Kenneth and Karen Pape, and Iva Pape and Larry Slack. Numerous nieces, nephews, loved ones, and friends. To sign and view the family guest book, please visit www.legacy.com/weeklycitizen to offer condolences to the family.
Published in Gonzales Weekly Citizen from Feb. 25 to Mar. 24, 2014