Eldon Leroy Moritz
Eldon Leroy Moritz, 72, of Abilene, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Ericksdahl with Rev. Teresa Davis officiating and under the direction of Tankersley Funeral Home of Stamford. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Eldon was born
June 21, 1936 in Stamford to Clarence and Meta Moritz. He was raised in
Stamford and graduated Stamford High School in 1954 and was in all athletic
programs. Eldon attended The University of Texas and played football for
the Longhorns, lettering in 1955 and 1956. He then went to the Army for
3 years and spent 13 months in Germany.
He is survived by 2 brothers, Jerry Moritz of Marble Falls, TX, and George Moritz and wife, Vickie of Logan, Utah and a host of friends and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother, Bradford Moritz.