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Alfred Henicke

February 8, 1944 — November 29, 2023

George West

Alfred Henicke

Alfred Henicke, 79, of George West, Texas, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2023, in Caldwell, Texas where he had resided the past 20 years.

Alfred was born February 8, 1944, in George West to Ben Henicke Sr. and Minnie (Kleiber) Henicke. He was a 1962 graduate of George West High School and in 1963, he shared his talent as a barber in the Corpus Christi area. He began his career in the agricultural and farming industry in 1964 and that same year on July 11, he married the love of his life, Roselea Tabor, in Corpus Christi. In 1981, he was recognized as Farmer of the Year and retired from farming in 2010. He was a faithful member of St. George Catholic Church in George West. He loved gardening and enjoyed selling his vegetables at the farmers market, spending time with his family and a good game of 42. He met Patricia Holcomb in 1996 whom became a special part of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Minnie and Ben Henicke Sr.; wife, Roselea Henicke; siblings, Ben Henicke, Walter Henicke, Johnny Henicke, Raymond Henicke, Frank Henicke, Dorothy Williams, Elizabeth Henicke and Louise Skaggs; granddaughter, Claire Henicke; and great-grandson, Carson Cox.

Survivors include his best friend, Patricia Holcomb; children, Cheryl (Shannon) Tucker, Wesley (Heather) Henicke and Duane Henicke; grandchildren, Amber (Dorman) Koerner, Sesley Hilliard, Madison (Matthew) Mancias and Mollee Henicke; great-grandchildren, Hayden and Makayla Cox, Clayton Koerner, Addison Hilliard and Marlowe Mancias; siblings, Willie (Orlean) Henicke, Charles (Ann) Henicke, Gus (Marie) Henicke and Helen Collins; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, at Galloway & Sons Chapel in George West with a Rosary to be recited at 7 o’clock that evening.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, at St. George Catholic Cemetery with Deacon Michael Noble officiating.

Pallbearers will be Wesley Wolfe, Landry Maguglin, Nathan Williams, Chris Henicke, Glenn Henicke, Ray Henicke, Andy Henicke and Donald Henicke.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Hayden Cox and Clayton Koerner.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home - George West

506 San Marcos St, George West, TX 78022

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Rosary

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home - George West

506 San Marcos St, George West, TX 78022

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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