Orvil Creelman

November 6, 1921 — December 16, 2016

Orvil Creelman


Orvil Janes Creelman, 95, of Levelland passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016 in Levelland. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Monday, December 19, 2016, at Fifth Street Baptist Church with burial to follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery.

Orvil was born November 6, 1921 in Dalton City, Oklahoma to parents William Thomas and Lydia Ethel (Litchford) Creelman. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1941 and served as an aircraft mechanic for the duration of the war, plus two months. Orvil worked in the oilfield, retiring as Field Foreman for Texaco. He was a pilot and pilot instructor for many years in his spare time. Orvil also served as a Deacon at Fifth Street Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 63 years Eva May Harvey Creelman; half-brother R.L. Wilson, brother G.W. Creelman, and sisters Thelma Davis and Wanda Childress.

Orvil is survived by his daughters, Betty Beck Hill and husband Clifton, Barbara Beadles and husband Larry; grandchildren, Cheryl Beck McGaha and husband Troy, Tammira Beck Brunner and husband R.G., Brent Beadles and wife Christine, Tracy Beadles Childers and husband Chris; great grandchildren, Kalista Welch, Amanda Smith, Benjamin McGaha, Jerod Harris, Laynie Wyrick, Shelby Beadles, Rebekah Beadles, Brendan Childers, Cayden Childers, Mason Childers, Eva Arieana Childers; 9 great great grandchildren; brother Bob Creelman and wife Sue; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home.

Visitation Schedule

Krestridge Funeral Home
505 Austin Street
Levelland, TX  79336
Sunday, December 18, 2016
4 - 5 PM
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Service Schedule

Funeral Service
Fifth Street Baptist Church
1009 Fifth Street
Levelland, TX  79336
Monday, December 19, 2016
10 AM
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Burial Schedule

City Of Levelland Cemetery
1500 Ave H
Levelland, TX  79336
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