CALDWELL— Graveside services for Raymond “Ray” Knesek, 86, of Cameron were held at Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Caldwell Masonic Cemetery.
Mr. Knesek died Saturday, Feb. 26, at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.
He was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Burleson County to Frank and Frances Noska Knesek.
He served as a Burleson County Commissioner for many years and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Knesek enjoyed ranching, hunting and fishing.
He was a member of VFW Post 4458, American Legion Post 451, SPJST No. 17 and Sons of Herrman.
Mr. Knesek was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joe Knesek and Antone Knesek; and three sisters, Agnes Abschneider, Millie Beran and Marcilee Pavlas.
Survivors include his wife, Marion Knesek of Cameron; three sons, David Knesek and wife Brenda, Charlie Knesek and Leonard Knesek, all of Caldwell; two step-daughters, Shana Traylor of Cameron and Sonja Brinkman and husband, Randy of Caldwell; David A. Knesek and wife Renee of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Billy Ray Knesek and wife Becky of Caldwell, Amber Agee Knesek of Granger and Rachael Knesek of Caldwell; five step-grandchildren, Ryan Traylor and Toni Pehl, both of Houston, Brittany Brinkman, Blair Brinkman and Bailey Brinkman, all of Caldwell, and four great-grandchildren, Trevor Knesek, Macy Knesek, Garrett Knesek and Logan Knesek.