Floyd Thomas Hafley peacefully left this earth on June 25, 2022.
Visitation will be June 30 at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne at 9AM. Services will begin at 10am with interment at Gause Cemetery.
Floyd was born to LT and Mary Hafley on August 18, 1934 in Gause Texas. He married Jean Kirk on September 3, 1957.
Floyd is survived by his brother Don and wife Carolyn Hafley of Milano, son in law Wayne Herman of Bryan, sisters in law Kay and husband Howard Watson of Bryan and Suzanne Hafley of Arlington, brothers in law Gilmer Gaston of Gause, Weldon and wife Edna Kirk of Bryan, Richard Elliott of Bryan, and Gene Huff of College Station, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Floyd was preceded in death by his wife Jean Kirk Hafley, daughter Sandy Hafley Herman, son Floyd T Thomas II, his parents LT Hafley and Mary Walston, his brother Johnny Hafley, and his sister Norma Gaston.
Floyd served in the Army for 3 years and went on to Texas A&M University where he graduated in 1959.
After graduation, Floyd taught for several years. He was a counselor for Vocational Rehabilitation with the Texas State Commissioner for the Blind. He served the City of Hearne for many years. He started with the city as the city comptroller and then became the City Manager in 1989. Once he retired from the city, he started his own tax company, Statewide Business and Tax Services, and worked as an accountant with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
He found joy in helping others. He was a member of many civic organizations, including the Lions Club and the Rotary Club.
Floyd loved animals of all kinds. Floyd and Jean were active Yorkshire terrier breeders. In the past, he also housed birds, bees and even a turtle.
Floyd loved history. He enjoyed the documentation of history and often wrote down his memories and usually was known to have a camera out to take a picture (or 30) of the occasion.
The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice and Helping Hands Personal Care Home for their care that made Floyd’s final days comfortable.
The family asks that you donate to Amedisys Hospice Services.