Gordon Hefner age 76 of Llano, Texas, peacefully ascended into heaven on December 10, 2012, at Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Gordon and his wife, Barbara, have called Llano Texas their home for 40 years. He was a native of Bastrop, Texas, where he married his high school sweetheart Barbara Duran.
Gordon served 15 years in the Texas Army National Guard, earning the rank of Captain.
Gordon worked for TXDOT in Llano 38 years as Maintenance Supervisor, having worked in Bastrop in the Resident Engineers’ office.
Gordon served on the City of Llano Zoning Board, and was an alderman on the City Council for six years.
Gordon loved his Methodist Church and served in almost every office. He also served as a Kerrville District Officer. He also served a term as Conference Emmaus Board Chairman. He was past president of Llano Noon Lions Club, Highland Lakes Shrine Club, and member of Ben Hur Shrine. His love of walking led him to Volkssmarching and he was active in the Fredericksburg Club. He had walked over 600 six mile events in the last 20 years.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Lennah Hefner, and his brother, Jimmie Hefner.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara, brother-in laws and sister-in-laws, numerous nieces and nephews and two great nieces along with a host of many friends.
Visitation will be held Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Waldrope Hatfield Hawthorne Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 14, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at the Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church with Reverend Dick West, Reverend Rick Waters and Reverend Tom Diveney officiating.
Graveside services will follow at 3:00 P.M. at the Fairview Cemetery in Bastrop, Texas.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Hilbun, Lester Frantzen, Mike Reagor, John Moran, Lonnie Craven and Jim Foster.
Serving as Honorary pallbearers will be the Methodist’s Men’s Breakfast Club.
Memorials may be made to the Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 397 Llano,Texas 78643