Earl Jack McCall, of Gatesville, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016. He was born on December 7, 1937, in Rio Grande City, Texas, to the late Floyd and Mary McCall. Mr. McCall proudly served in the United States Army as a cook. In his early years, he worked at his father’s feed and seed in Rio Grande City. Then moving to Mission where he worked for Palmers, Pulasai Brothers, then later worked for Williamson Construction, before going into business for himself. He was preceded in death by his parents; and 12 siblings. Mr. McCall is survived by his beloved daughter, Debra Hicks; grandchildren, Samantha Hicks, Jeff Hicks and Elizabeth Hicks; fi ve great-grandchildren; three siblings; and numerous other family and friends. A private memorial service will be held at Lake Proctor. Heritage Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements, condolences may be left at www.heritage-funeralhome.com.