OBITUARY: Koen Richard Schilling, 67, of Burnet dies Dec. 26, 2013

Koen Richard Schilling passed away Dec. 26, 2013, at his home in Burnet, Texas. He was born in San Angelo, Texas, on July 11, 1946, to August and Sadie McCartney Schilling.

He is survived by his wife, Annelle Schilling; daughter, Kimberly and husband Jerry Kirkland; sons, Shane and wife Melanie Schilling and Corey Schilling and girlfriend Tilena Witt, all of Burnet; brothers Walker and wife Ellen Schilling, George and Marti Schilling of Burnet and Eddie and wife Jean Schilling of Luling; and stepchildren, Keith and Pat Shelley of Kerrville, Carrie and Billy Stewart of Midland, Lisa and Don Shelton of Seguin and Susan Shelley of Marble Falls. Richard also is survived by his grandchildren, Mackinzee Schilling, Koen Kirkland, Blaine Schilling, Katie Kirkland, Kallie Schilling, Bry Schilling, Kobie Schilling, Jennifer and Paul Strey, Jeffery Whitt, Trace Shelton, Ty Shelton and Taylor Shelton; and great-grandchildren, Alex Strey, Marias Strey, Kylee McCarrell, Kaden Strey, Kolton Strey, Bailey Whitt and Coy Whitt.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, August and Sadie Schilling; brother Gene Schilling; sister Mary Louise Lopez; and wife Ava Schilling.

He enjoyed the livestock show, raising show hogs and hunting. He also loved Texas A&M football, his family and his friends. Richard had 30 years of service to the Burnet Livestock Show as a board member and coached Little League for 15 years. He retired from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department after 29 years.

A service was Dec. 29 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 306 Texas 29 East in Burnet, (512) 756-2222.

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