Posted: Oct 04, 2019
Carl Gehring, 86, of College Station, formerly of Houston, passed away Tuesday, September 24, with his family by his side. A Memorial Service will begin at 11 am, Saturday, October 5, 2019, followed by Military Honors at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. A reception will follow in the Pecan/Sage Suites of the funeral center. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.
Carl was born on August 30, 1933, in Philadelphia, to Gustav and Christine Walden Gehring. He served two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he enjoyed his position as a cartographer while stationed in Japan. After returning stateside, he met his wife on a blind date and they married in 1957. Carl spent 45 years working for Aero Service/Western Geophysical in oil and gas contracts. He loved playing golf, watching the Philadelphia Eagles football team, and was an excellent father and grandfather.
Carl is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Myrna Hutton Gehring; his son and his wife, Drs. Donald and Kerri Gehring; his daughter and her husband Diane and Neill Austin; his three grandsons Stephen Gehring, Brian Fowler and Andrew Gehring; and his two great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Express condolences at Callaway-Jones.com.