Chuck Haferkamp

Chuck Haferkamp

July 22, 1962 – October 29, 2019

Chuck Haferkamp, age 57, of Gatesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, surrounded by his wife and family in Temple.

Memorial services were held on Nov. 1, 2019, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bruce Cox offi ciating.

Chuck was born on July 22, 1962, in Gatesville, to the late Charles and Dolores Keeton Haferkamp. He graduated from Gatesville High School in 1980. After graduation, he worked for TDCJ driving a truck, then later driving for Wilsonart in Temple until 2000. Chuck then went into business for himself, operating Haferkamp Trucking, where he hauled cattle over many states until his death. He married the love of his life, Shelly Smith, Feb. 21, 1998. He attended Mound Cowboy Church for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Lisa Potter.

He is survived by his wife, Shelly Haferkamp; sons, Tucker Haferkamp, Jarrett Haferkamp and wife, Megan; grandson, Jace Haferkamp; and a half-sister, Cindy Standers Stone.

Honorary pallbearers that are Chuck’s special friends are Kenneth Dahl, Baron Pate, Jared Hunt, Paul Humes, Cody Lee, Luke Woodson, Casey Bomar, Dennis Luedtke, Jody Thomas, Zach Thomas, Johnny Arnold and Jimbo Stephens.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials be made to Mound Cowboy Church, P.O. Box 103, Mound, TX 76558.

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