COMANCHE — Graveside services for Dan Massingill, 86, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 at Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche. Visitation will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Comanche Funeral Home.
He passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019, in Waxahachie.
He was born on May 8, 1932, in Comanche to Richard “Dick” and Bessie (Shafer) Massingill. On Nov. 24, 1960, he married Martha Lejuene Bowen Massingill. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his son, Travis and wife Vonda Massingill of Red Oak; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Dwight Griggs of Cedar Hill; three grandchildren, Kacie Suzanne Massingill of Brisbane, Australia, Kyle Marcus Massingill of Arlington, Hennesy Isabella Griggs of Cedar Hill; two sisters-in-law, Billie Massingill of Austin and Tommie Webb Bowen of Sugar Land; six nephews, Sealy Massingill of Fort Worth, William Massingill of Austin, John Kelly Bowen of Houston, Chris Massingill of Irving, David Roberts of Brenham, Hal Roberts of Austin; four nieces, Berna Massingill of San Antonio, Julia Gipson Doan of Forney, Rhonda Bowen Jones of Sugar Land, Heidi Porter of Dallas; cousins, Harold Massey of Burleson, Nan Brown of San Angelo; and numerous other cousins, grand nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard “Dick” and Bessie Schafer Massingill; and four siblings, George Massingill, Dixie Roberts, Virginia Gipson, and Dudley Massingill.