James Raymond Webel "PaPaw", of Ganado, was called home on Saturday, February 19, 2022, surrounded by loved ones, at the age of 79. He was born on Wednesday, November 18, 1942, in Ganado, to the late William and Adeline Webel.
James was a loving husband, father, PaPaw, great-PaPaw, brother and friend. He had a heart of gold. In his lifetime, he worked and owned the Ganado Auto Parts store for 27 years. After he retired with the auto parts store, he went back to work at Ganado ISD driving a school bus alongside his wife, Mary. James also enjoyed mowing yards for people in the community. In his spare time, he would play golf and go cut a rug with Mary, "MaMaw", at dances with their friends. James was always happy and rarely missed an occasion with his family and friends, he enjoyed the company of everyone.
James is survived by his loving wife, Mary, of almost 60 years; his three sons, Michael (Christina) Webel of California, Douglas (Susan) Webel of Ganado, and Ricky (Kim) Webel of Round Rock; one brother and three sisters, Billy (Sheila) Webel, Barbara (Felix) Alvarez, both from El Campo, Willie (Mae) Mussehl, of Wisconsin, Aline (Robert) Garza of Wharton; five grandkids and five great-grandkids, Derek and Stephanie Steadham and their daughter Aubrey of Ganado, Kaden and Maci Webel of Round Rock, Julie Davis, and her children; Brayson, Cameron and Lily of Port O'Connor, Kelci and Jacob Heimann and their daughter Kinzleigh of Victoria. Lots of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and friends, which he all dearly loved. James is preceded into heaven by his parents, William "Willie" and Adeline Webel.
James was taken too soon from his loved ones, family, and friends. He will be dearly missed by many. Fly high in the clouds PaPaw. We love you and will miss you dearly.
Pallbearers will be Derek Steadham, Jacob Heimann, Dee Taylor, Dwayne Taylor, Matt Crisp and Donovan Crisp. Honorary Pallbearers are Kaden Webel and The Ganado Coffee Club.
In lieu of the customary remembrances, the family requests contributions be made in James' memory to the Memorial Fund, at St. James Lutheran Church, 900 S. Third St. Ganado, TX 77962
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at the St. James Lutheran Church, Ganado. Visitation will be held for family and friends, at the Ganado Funeral Home, from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm, on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Ganado Funeral Home, 800 South Third Street, Ganado, Texas, 77957, 361-771-2120.