Austin County Obits

 

KENNETH JAMES McQUISTON

 

Bellville Times
 

Kenneth James McQuiston of Sealy, started the new year with his new life by going to be with his Lord and Savior on Jan. 1, 2010, at the age of 58. 

Ken was born in Ellwood City, Penn. on Nov. 15, 1951, to James and Dorothy Campbell McQuiston.

He grew up in Lucas, Ohio, graduating from Lucas High School.

He married Brenda Hazlett on June 7, 1971, in Mansfield, Ohio.

In 1980,  Ken, along with his wife, 2 children, mother and younger sister moved to Texas.  Ken, Brenda and their children settled in Sealy where they have been members of the Central Baptist Church.

Ken was employed as a Machinist 1st Class for 3B-Line Service in Rosenberg. He was preceded in death by his father, James Adam McQuiston and his mother, Dorothy McQuiston.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years: Brenda Hazlett McQuiston; his son: Eric L. McQuiston and his wife, Collette; his daughter: April Lavender; two grandsons: Kasey and Taylor; and four granddaughters: Meagan, Lauren, Erica and Brianna; his sisters: Gail Gerhart and her husband, Rick, and Diane Jolly and her fiance, Mike Bramhall; two brothers-in-law: Don Hazlett, and Willie Hazlett and his wife, Pam;  and numerous loving nieces, nephews, other close relatives and friends. 

The family received friends from 5-7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Bellville.

Graveside service were held at 2 p.m, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Bellville.

In lieu of usual remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the Austin County Unit of the American Cancer Society, c/o Verna Lois Deere, P.O. Box 501, Bellville, TX  77418. Services are under the direction of Schmidt Funeral Home 12029 Hwy. 36 S., Bellville, Texas 77418.
 
 
Posted by Joy Neely

 

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