He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Mack Copeland Massengale and Samuel Ernest Massengale; and one sister, Maevis Massengale Chapman.
He is survived by his brother, Van E. Massengale (Mary) of Henderson, Texas; nieces and nephews, Erwin Massengale (Lana) of Beeville, Patricia Massengale Ireland, Doris Massengale Kinsey (George) of San Antonio, Linda Chapman Skinner (Rob) of Texas City, Virginia Chapman Rowen (John) of Austin, Deborah Chapman Larson (Mike) of Dallas, Scott Massengale (Tammy) of Bellville, Thad Massengale (Becky) of Spring, and Anne Massengale Miesen (Rob) of Tomball.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2013, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Erwin Massengale, Thad Massengale, Scott Massengale, Rob Miesen, Jason McGriff, Wade Massengale, Jack Miesen and Skeeter Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Kinkler Handly, Fred Jennings, Viggo Gruy, Burt Hause, Johnny Hunter, Joe Hancock, Bill Newsom, John West, Jimmy Jackson, Alex Kibler, H.T. (Hoppy) Nolen, Frank Altamirano, Frank Hause, John Claude Breidenbach and Edward Wicker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the South Texas Children’s Home, P. O. Box 1210, Beeville, Texas 78104-1210.
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