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Gordon Hefner

<p>Gordon Hefner, 76, of Llano, Texas, peacefully ascended into heaven on Dec. 10, 2012, at Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio.</p>
<p>He was a native of Bastrop, where he married his high school   sweetheart, Barbara Duran. He and his wife called Llano their home for   40 years.</p>
<p>Gordon served 15 years in the Texas Army National Guard, earning the   rank of captain. He worked for the Texas Department of Transportation in   Llano for 38 years as a maintenance supervisor, having been employed at   the resident engineers’ office in Bastrop.</p>
<p>Gordon also served on the City of Llano zoning board and was an alderman on the City Council for six years.</p>
<p>He loved his Methodist church and served in almost every office. He   also served as a Kerrville district officer and a term as conference   emmaus board chairman. He was past president of the Llano Noon Lions   Club and the Highland Lakes Shrine Club and a member of Ben Hur Shrine.</p>
<p>His love of walking led him to Volkssmarching, and he was active in   the Fredericksburg club. He had walked in more than 600 six-mile events   in the last 20 years.</p>
<p>Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Lennah Hefner, and his brother, Jimmie Hefner.</p>
<p>He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara; brothers-in law and   sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews; two great-nieces; and a   host of friends.</p>
<p>Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Dec. 13 at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral   Home, 307 E. Sandstone in Llano, (325) 247-4300. A funeral service is   10 a.m. Dec. 14 at Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church with   the Revs. Dick West, Rick Waters and Tom Diveney officiating. A   graveside service is 3 p.m. at the Fairview Cemetery in Bastrop.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>Memorials may be made to Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 397 Llano, TX 78643.</p>
<p>Condolences may be sent to <a href=”mailto:whhfuneral1@verizon.net”>whhfuneral1@verizon.net</a> or made at www.whhfuneralhome.com.</p>

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