Billy Gribble

Obituaries in Brownwood, TX | Brownwood Bulletin
Obituaries in Brownwood, TX | Brownwood Bulletin

Billy Gribble

Brownwood - Funeral services for Billy Gribble, age 86, of Lake Brownwood, will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, January 21, 2022, in the Austin Avenue Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening at the funeral home from 5:00 until 7:00.

Billy passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Billy Ned Gribble was born on May 30, 1935, in Temple to Ernest and Myrtle Gribble. He was a graduate of Temple High School. On June 11, 1955, Billy married LaVerne in Temple. Together they enjoyed 59 years of marriage until LaVerne's passing in 2015.

Billy worked for A.E. Collier Electric and moved to Brownwood to do the electrical on the construction of the Brownwood Coliseum in 1963. He later became a partner in Pecan Valley Electric Company Inc and in 1967, he purchased the remaining interest in the company. Pecan Valley became known as the electrical contractor for many of the industrial projects in Brownwood including Kohler, 3M, and Superior Cable. They also completed many airport lighting, commercial and residential projects.

Billy loved to play golf and played in many tournaments for years. He raised Maine Anjou and registered Charolais cattle and watching and riding cutting horses with Julie. Billy also enjoyed deer hunting at the G-Bar Ranch. He was a member of the Brown County Sherriff's Posse, Brownwood Jaycees, Brown County Youth Fair Association. Billy and LaVerne were longtime members of the Austin Avenue Church of Christ.

Billy is survived by a daughter, Julie K. Gribble of Brownwood, a brother, Gary Fred Gribble and wife Diane, and a sister, Sandra Sheffield and husband Wade; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife LaVerne T. Gribble.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial be made to Cherokee Home for Children, P.O. Box 295, Cherokee, TX 76832.

Condolences, memories, and tributes can be shared with the Gribble family online at heartlandfuneralhome.net

Posted online on January 18, 2022

Published in Brownwood Bulletin

Obituaries in Brownwood, TX | Brownwood Bulletin
Obituaries in Brownwood, TX | Brownwood Bulletin

Billy Gribble

Billy Gribble

Brownwood - Funeral services for Billy Gribble, age 86, of Lake Brownwood, will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, January 21, 2022, in the Austin Avenue Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening at the funeral home from 5:00 until 7:00.

Billy passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Billy Ned Gribble was born on May 30, 1935, in Temple to Ernest and Myrtle Gribble. He was a graduate of Temple High School. On June 11, 1955, Billy married LaVerne in Temple. Together they enjoyed 59 years of marriage until LaVerne's passing in 2015.

Billy worked for A.E. Collier Electric and moved to Brownwood to do the electrical on the construction of the Brownwood Coliseum in 1963. He later became a partner in Pecan Valley Electric Company Inc and in 1967, he purchased the remaining interest in the company. Pecan Valley became known as the electrical contractor for many of the industrial projects in Brownwood including Kohler, 3M, and Superior Cable. They also completed many airport lighting, commercial and residential projects.

Billy loved to play golf and played in many tournaments for years. He raised Maine Anjou and registered Charolais cattle and watching and riding cutting horses with Julie. Billy also enjoyed deer hunting at the G-Bar Ranch. He was a member of the Brown County Sherriff's Posse, Brownwood Jaycees, Brown County Youth Fair Association. Billy and LaVerne were longtime members of the Austin Avenue Church of Christ.

Billy is survived by a daughter, Julie K. Gribble of Brownwood, a brother, Gary Fred Gribble and wife Diane, and a sister, Sandra Sheffield and husband Wade; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife LaVerne T. Gribble.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial be made to Cherokee Home for Children, P.O. Box 295, Cherokee, TX 76832.

Condolences, memories, and tributes can be shared with the Gribble family online at heartlandfuneralhome.net

Posted online on January 18, 2022

Published in Brownwood Bulletin