Allen Ray Meckel, beloved Father, Husband, and friend passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loved ones on Feb 8, 2023, at the age of 80. He was born to Alvin P and Mary L (Coker) Meckel on Feb 9, 1942, who have preceded him in death. He’s survived by his wife of 33 years, Myrna (Sutherlin) Meckel, and his children Allen Rene Meckel and Michele (Jeff) Zaiontz, and stepchildren, Kristy (Eric) Emmerich and Joseph (LaTonya) Whybrew and 7 grandchildren, and his brother Charles Richard (Elaine/Cookie) Meckel, and their 2 children.
Allen grew up in San Antonio and attended Sam Houston High School. He was honorably discharged from the Army National Guard Reserves and worked at Southwestern Bell for over 34 years while enjoying his hobbies of farming, woodworking, reading and enjoying time with his family and friends. While working with Southwestern Bell he designed and helped build several playhouses for Any Baby Can fundraising.
Allen was well loved and well respected by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to St. Paul Evangelical Church in Cibolo.
A Memorial Service for Allen will be held at Schertz Funeral Home on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM, with a Visitation beginning at 10:00 AM.