Services for Daryl William Drees, 49, of Palestine, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 in Palestine, Texas after a year-long battle with cancer.
He was born Jan. 28, 1964, in Sinton, Texas to Earnest Drees and Doris Wilkerson.
Mr. Drees was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Wilkerson; and stepfather, Kenneth Wilkerson.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Lee Drees of Palestine; sons, David Lee Drees and Jermey William Drees; daughter, Shelby Dean Drees of Palestine; parents, Ernest and Anzelma Drees of Falls City; brothers, Larrell Drees and wife Kay of Palestine, Mike Drees and wife Regina of Wimberly, Texas, Randy Drees and wife Christie of Arkansas; stepbrothers, Donnie Wilkerson of Arkansas, Alan Pawelek and Gary (Joyce) Pawelek, both of Falls City; sister, Susan Wilkerson Burk of Arkansas; and stepsister, Jeanette (Leo Jr.) Lyssy of Falls City.
The family wishes to thank Hospice of East Texas for their love, support and care. Memorials may be sent to: Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas, 75701.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2013 at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City, Texas. Interment will follow in the Hobson Cemetery.