Randal Oehler, 81, of Jewett and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, July 6, 2013.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Oehler was born July 16, 1931, in Jewett, the son of Arthur Oehler and Elgie Bryant Oehler.
A graduate of Fredericksburg High School, Oehler was a United States Air Force veteran, having served for 34 years as an airplane mechanic. He went on to get his private pilot’s license.
He also retired from civil service work after a 30-year career.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Fort Worth.
Oehler is survived by two sons, Rodney Oehler and Anthony Oehler, both of Anchorage, Alaska; two daughters, Melissa Rodriguez of Rowlett and Sharon Oehler of Mesquite; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and a brother, Robert Oehler of New Braunfels.
In addition to his parents, Oehler was preceded in death by a son, Roger Oehler, and two brothers, Herbert Oehler and Charlie Oehler.