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December 1, 1931 - February 10, 2018
Family graveside service for Robert “RC” Hassell, 86, of Tyler, will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Cedar Hill Cemetery with a gathering for family and friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, Rusk, Texas.
Mr. Hassell passed away February 10, 2018. He was born December 1, 1931 in Bulah, Texas to the late Leonard and Tommie Hassell. He graduated from Rusk High School and served in the United States Air Force. He retired from the Texas State Highway Department after 32 years. He was a volunteer fireman for the Rusk Fire Department. He enjoyed playing golf, hunting, fishing, and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is predeceased by his parents, his wife, Cordelia Hassell, 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by his sons, Rickey and Mariann Hassell of Tyler, Roger and Pam Hassell of Tyler, grandchildren, Sarah and Matthew Clarkson of Forney, Rebecca and Taylor Robinson of Canton, Andrew and Alyssa Hassell of Little Elm, Vann Hassell of Lawrence, Kansas, Gill Hassell of Tyler, 5 great-grandchildren, sister, Bobbie McGregor of Jacksonville, sister-in-law, Andra Hassell of Reklaw, and brother-in-law, Larry and Anita Johnston of Jacksonville.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Rusk Volunteer Fire Department, 219 S Main St., Rusk, TX 75785.
Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home - Rusk
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