Weatherford Democrat

January 30, 2013

Horrace “Pete” Hargis


Weatherford Democrat

— Horrace “Pete” Hargis, 90, died Jan. 27, 2013.

Graveside service is 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Landreth Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at  Galbreath Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Pete was born Aug. 14, 1922, to William and Beaulah Hargis in Fort Worth. Horrace was a member of the 38th Bomb Group the “SunSetters,” 405th Squardron, the Green Dragons. He was an exceptional pilot. After he retired from the military he loved working on his ranch, working and raising his cattle and spending time with his wife of 56 years. Mr. Hargis also belonged to the Masonic Lodge and the Shriners.

Survivors include a daughter, Caryl Woolard and husband, Bobby, of Alvarado; son, Daryl Hargis and wife, Tish; sister, Bernita Gordan and husband, Bill, of Fredericksburg; brothers, Melvin Hargis, of Mississippi, and Bobby Hargis, of Everman; grandsons Brian and wife, Christene; and Aaron Hargis; and one great granddaughter, Mia.

He was preceded by his wife of 56 years, Audrey Hargis.

Memorials can be sent to S.O.S. (Saving Our Soldiers) at P.O. Box 384 Burleson, TX 76097.

Galbreath Pickard Funeral Chapel