Due to the current status of the COVID-19, a private family graveside will be held at the Coleman City Cemetery. A memorial service celebrating his life will be announced at a later date. Services are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home in Coleman.
He was born Jan. 15, 1933 in Coleman to Herman Franklin Driskill and Agnes Clara Welch Driskill. He married Dellene Meador on July 3, 1951 in Coleman.
Survivors include his children, Gary Driskill and wife Connie of Coleman, David Driskill and wife Tammy of San Antonio, Jana Driskill Hawkins and husband Joe of San Antonio; grandchildren, Chris Driskill of Brenham, Jennifer Baker of Coleman, Brandon Driskill, Tracy and Kelly Driskill of San Antonio, Krishelle Hicks and husband Jason of San Antonio, Cody Needham of San Antonio, Taylor Needham of Austin, Hannah and Chloe Hawkins of San Antonio; great-grandchildren, Baylee Culwell, Ashley Driskill, Harlee Driskill, Jack Hicks, Callie Hicks, John David Hicks, Jackson Reid Driskill, Matthew Driskill; great-great-grandchildren, Kade Morris, Remy Martinez; sisters-in-law, Dorcia Holtz, Melba Baugh, Pat Driskill, Linda Laws; brother-in-law, E.W. Meador and wife Beth; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dellene Meador Driskill; one brother, Jiggs Driskill; his sister; Joy Spivey; four brothers-in-law; and two sisters-in-law.