Fredrick William Henkelman, Jr.

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Fredrick William Henkelman Jr., 83, of Burleson, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Funeral Services were held Nov. 24, 2017 at Mountain Valley Funeral Home. Visitation was, Nov. 22 at the funeral home. Fred was born July 28, 1934 in Clifton to Fredrick William Sr. and Elizabeth (Braune) Henkelman. He was a loving father and grandfather. Fred was an avid sports enthusiast and knew all the local players and their stats. He was a longtime girls’ softball coach, as well as, a member of the Burleson Sports Hall of Fame. Fred proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He held the title of Master Mason at Burleson Lodge #649. Fred was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Morelock Henkelman; and his parents. Survivors are daughter Helen Williams and husband Blaine of Burleson; grandchildren Abbigail and Paxton Williams; cousins Garland Brown and wife Linda; Ronnie Henkelman and wife Sharon, and Ima Jean Roberts and husband Doyle; along with many other loving extended family and friends.

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