COMANCHE — Funeral services for T.A. Fails, 87, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 at Comanche Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the funeral home.

He passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Temple.

He was born Jan. 27, 1931, in Comanche County to R. M. and Inez (Johnson) Fails. For seven years he served in the National Guard. On June 23, 1951, he married Louise Iletha Phifer in Comanche.

Survivors include his sons, Tim Fails of Rowlett, Ronnie Fails and wife Adrianne of Dublin, and Kent Fail and wife Lisa of Dublin; daughter, Melanee “Denise” Schwartz of Comanche; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Freda Phifer of Granbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife; one brother, J.C. Fails; one sister-in-law, Anna Jean Fails; and his parents, R.M and Inez Fails.