• February 23, 2017

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William Andrew LaGrone Jr.

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Graveside services for William Andrew “Andy” LaGrone Jr., 92, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Killeen City Cemetery. The Rev. Weldon Hicks will be officiating.

Mr. LaGrone died Sept. 14, 2013, in Temple.

He was born Feb. 18, 1921, to William Andrew Sr. and Mattie Brown LaGrone. A lifelong resident of Killeen, he and his wife, Lurlene, were involved in farming, ranching and real estate. Andy was also a skilled carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and three sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Lurlene Blakley LaGrone, daughter, Ann, and husband T.H. Barr, daughter Cassie (Chris) Scott and her longtime companion, James Leslie “Les” Burton; grandsons, Trey Barr and Blake Barr, his wife, Sarah, and two great-grandchildren, Oliver and Kate, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to his great love of animals, in lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to your local animal shelter or ASPCA at hppt://www.aspca.org/donation.

Visitation with his wife, Lurlene and family will be at Weston Inn Health Center in Temple following the funeral.

Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen is in charge of arrangements.

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