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In Memory of

Burl Benjamin Massingill

October 2, 1944 - June 8, 2017

Obituary


Burl Benjamin Massingill, 72, of Seabrook, Texas, fell asleep in death on June 8, 2017. The 5th of 8 children, he was born October 2, 1944 in Lufkin, Texas.
Burl was preceded in death by his wife, Ann; father, Jasper; and sister, Joyce.
He is survived by his mother, Gladys; his daughter, Kim and husband Jeff; his son, Mike and wife Aidee; as well as 2 sisters, Doreen Weisinger, Arti Nixon; and 4 brothers, Travis, Curtis, Earnest & Jay Massingill. He was also survived by 5 grandchildren; Samantha, Jasmin, Natalie Massingill,...

Burl Benjamin Massingill, 72, of Seabrook, Texas, fell asleep in death on June 8, 2017. The 5th of 8 children, he was born October 2, 1944 in Lufkin, Texas.
Burl was preceded in death by his wife, Ann; father, Jasper; and sister, Joyce.
He is survived by his mother, Gladys; his daughter, Kim and husband Jeff; his son, Mike and wife Aidee; as well as 2 sisters, Doreen Weisinger, Arti Nixon; and 4 brothers, Travis, Curtis, Earnest & Jay Massingill. He was also survived by 5 grandchildren; Samantha, Jasmin, Natalie Massingill, and Emma & Ian Martin; and numerous nieces & nephews.
Burl married the love of his life, Ann, on March 5, 1965. It was his wife, Ann, who convinced him to study & deeply research the Bible. He then dedicated his life to Jehovah on July 1, 1967, in Galveston, Texas. Burl spent many years volunteering in the ministry, preaching from door to door. Burl also volunteered his plumbing skills building Kingdom Halls. After obtaining his master plumbing license, he employed many young brothers from different congregations, teaching them the plumbing trade.
Burl retired in order to care for his wife around ten years ago. After Ann passed, his health started failing and he never returned to full activity.
Services for Burl will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery in Diboll.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.