Monday, May 1, 2017

H.L. is not technically 'family', he was a wonderful old man that Katie delivered Girl Scout cookies to for Cousin Mona. We'll miss him~

BIOGRAPHY
Howard LeRoy (H.L.) Carmichael
1927-2017
MERCER, MO: Howard LeRoy (H.L.) Carmichael, 89, of Mercer, MO passed away April 22, 2017 at his home in Mercer, MO.
H.L. was born November 23, 1927 in Lineville, IA the son of Oral Leonard and Kathleen Ardeania (Booher) Carmichael.
On December 2, 1950 he married Dorothy Mae Haggard. She preceded him in death on July 19, 2009. He was also preceded in death by his parents; niece, Laura Treadwell; and nephew Dennis Carmichael.
H.L. attended Lineville High School, and was a supervisor for Colt Industries where he worked for 23 years and retired in 1988. He was a member of the Mercer Baptist Church and the Ragan Hickman American Legion Post #477. He served two tours of duty. A 3 year tour in the US Army, serving in Korea, and a 4 year tour serving in the US Navy. He loved collecting clocks (l00’s), coin collecting; in younger years a race car driver; gardening; and was a member of the Earnest Tubb fan club.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Ardeania (Ron) Cale, Davenport, IA, Rita (Terry) Worden, Walcott, IA, and Renee Puryear, Jacksonville, FL; 6 grandchildren, Ryan Cale, Terrah (Vinny) Setteducato, Savanna Worden, Justin (Ashley) Young, Samantha Young, and Robert Puryear IV; brother, Max (Devra) Carmichael; and nephew, Joe Carmichael.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Roberson Funeral Home, Lineville, IA, with Pastor Ron Helton officiating. Burial with Military Rites will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Lineville, IA. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhome.com.
VISITATION Wednesday April 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Roberson Funeral Home, Lineville, Iowa Click for Map and Directions
FUNERAL SERVICE Thursday April 27, 2017, 2:00 PM at Roberson Funeral Home, Lineville, Iowa Click for Map and Directions
BURIAL WITH MILITARY RITES Thursday April 27, 2017 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lineville, Iowa Click for Map and Directions

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