The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


July 16, 2013

Alfred Lee Kohler Jr.

Memorial services for Alfred Lee Kohler Jr., 71, of Palestine, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bailey & Foster Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Mr. Kohler died Friday in Palestine.  

He was born Feb. 12, 1942 in Anderson County to Alfred Lee Kohler Sr. and Mary Swinney Kohler.

Mr. Kohler was a retired Anderson County deputy.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Ray Kohler; and several brothers.  

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sandra Kohler; daughters, Cecelia Crutcher and husband Jim, Cindy Hopper, Susan Vazquez and husband Richard; son, Robert Kohler; daughter-in-law, Jill Kohler; sister, Lena Phillips; brother, Cecil Ray Walling; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; numerous nieces and nephews; and beloved dog, Smokey.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Armstrong, Roy Glenn McCarty, Billy Whitehead, Charlie Richardson, Troy Black, Mike Calcote and Richard Farris.

In lieu of flowers, family request donations be sent to the DARE Program, or the Crisis Center.

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