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Funeral services for Harold Carl Althof, 70, of San Antonio and formerly of Roscoe, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, at First Baptist Church in Roscoe with Rev. Les Hollon officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Althof died Saturday, Dec. 22, in San Antonio.
He was born Oct. 19, 1942, in Sweetwater. He married Rita Flowers on June 1, 1963, in Ralls, TX and Patricia Nations on Nov. 22, 2008, in San Antonio.
Harold lived in Roscoe most of his life moving to Ingram, Texas in 2005, then moving to San Antonio in 2008. He graduated from Roscoe High School and attended Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. He was a farmer and rancher, served as a Deacon at First Baptist Church in Roscoe, member of the Roscoe Lions Club for 25 years and Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department for many years. Harold served on the chain crew for Roscoe Plowboy football games and had been very active with the Nolan County Livestock Association. He currently was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Althof of San Antonio; sons, Greg Althof and wife Crystal of Crane, Texas and Jeff Althof and wife Jessica of Abilene, Texas; his mother, Lydia Althof of San Marcos, Texas; grandchildren, Kasi Althof, Tyler Althof, Jake Althof and Layla Althof; sisters, Leona Julian and husband Terry of San Marcos, Texas and Carolyn Young and husband Richard of Abilene, Texas; step daughter, Rene Hopper of San Antonio, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rita on Feb. 26, 2008; and his father, Richard E. Althof on April 1, 1994.
Pallbearers will be Randy Williams, Larry Williams, Alfonso (Poncho) Diaz, Wes Williams, Don Martin and Dickie Julian.
Honorary pallbearers will be Herbert Williams, Terry Julian, Jerry Don Riggs, Eugene Fullwood, Buddy Althof, Marion Stringer, Harold Gene McFaul and Richard Young.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.