Orville Maggard | 1922-2012

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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Orville Maggard

No service is planned for Orville Maggard, 90, of Azle.

Maggard died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in Azle.

Born June 11, 1922, in Harlan County, Ky., to James and Margaret (Hubbard) Maggard, he was a waterline installer. He enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 17, landed at Omaha Beach and fought in the European Theater of World War II.

Maggard was a lifetime member of the Bowie Veterans of Foreign Wars. He fished, played the guitar and fed the local homeless.

He is survived by son James Carroll of East Liverpool, Ohio; daughters Patricia Carroll of Calcutta, Ohio, and Margaret Carroll of Houston; sister Phyllis Bowling and husband, Roger, of Louisville, Ky.; and other family members.

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