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I am a Veteran.Melvin "Bob" Perrard

October 20, 1931 - July 7, 2019

Melvin "Bob" Perrard, of Weimar, TX, formerly of Columbus, TX, passed away on July 7, 2019 in Columbus, TX at the age of 87. He was born to Edmund and Lena (Spies) Perrard on October 20, 1931 in Witting, TX. He married Helen Mieth on July 27, 1957.

Bob was a Superintendent at Parker Brothers, Pioneer and Hanson Gravel Quarries for many years before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion Post #383 and Woodmen of the World. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War. He liked to hunt and fish and enjoyed socializing with friends and family. He also loved the challenge of rebuilding old tractors.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Charlene Fojt and Earline Britton and brother Leroy Perrard.

Bob is survived by his wife of 61 years Helen Perrard of Weimar, TX; daughters Carol Perrard of Houston, TX and Marsha Hopper and husband Daniel of Hockley, TX; sons Jerry Perrard and wife Xiaoyuan of Pearland, TX and Robert Perrard of Cottonwood Shores, TX; sisters Bernice Billeck of Weimar, TX, Nettilee Korenek of Tyler, TX and sister-in-law Ann Perrard; Bernard Perrard of Houston, TX and Roy Lee Perrard of Rockdale, TX; grandchildren Samantha Hopper, Lisa Perrard, Kimberly Meis and Holly Ybarra; great-grandchildren Dahlia Hernandez, Nicholas Hernandez and Miles Ybarra.

Funeral service will be on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus, TX with Pastor Alan Kethan officiating. Burial will follow at Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus, TX.

Serving as pallbearers are Jerry Perrard, Robert Perrard, Dan Hopper, Hunter Anderson, Benjamin Ybarra, James Guthman and Clay Meis. Honorary pallbearers are Nicholas Hernandez, James Mieth, Roy Mieth, Bernard Perrard and Roy Lee Perrard.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 267, Columbus, TX 78934.


Melvin "Bob" Perrard
October 20, 1931 - July 7, 2019



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