- Joe Alvin Simcik
Joe Alvin Simcik, 86, of Taylor, Texas died on Aug. 4, 2007.
He was born Jan. 31, 1921 in Taylor to J.P. Simcik and Adele Hejl
He was the third of seven children.
He was married for 63 years to Lillian Rosalie Jez Simcik.
He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army 816th Tank
Destroyer Battalion in the Philippines.
He was a resident of the Taylor area, where he farmed for most of his
life and still resided on his farm. He was a life-long member of the
Taylor Brethren Church and a former president of SPJST.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, sisters Bertha
Volek, Laverne Kerlin and Lydia Jansen, and a brother, Albert Simcik.
He is survived by brothers Edmond Simcik and wife Evelyn, and Chester
and wife Adrienne. He is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m. at the Taylor
Brethren Church with the Rev. James Hejl officiating.
Burial will follow in Taylor City Cemetery.
Condra Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.