Alva “Al “ Driskill
June 1, 1925-December 15, 2017
It is with great joy that Dad at 92 years old finally got his wish and went to Heaven. He passed on December 15, 2017 at Palm Village Retirement Center in Reedley, CA with family at his side.
Al was born on June 1st in 1925 in Ringling, Oklahoma. He was a resident of Selma for over 80 years. He was the son of Jewell and Claud Driskill who preceded him in death. He was one of eight children who also preceded him in death.
Dad was a World War II Veteran serving in the Navy. He was on the USS Nicholas which was the destroyer ship that took the Presidents to sign the peace treaty.
Dad was preceded in death by his wife Mildred, twin sons, Randy and Richard, stepdaughter Sharon, and two grandsons, Ronnie and Randall. Surviving is Patt Price and husband Ron Price, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dad will be remembered by his love for the cowboy days of horses, camping, fishing, dancing, and the stories that he told. He was a man of no loss of words as you all know. My dad will be missed but never forgotten.
Visitation is at Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel, 2014 Arrants St., Selma, CA, December 28th from 5-7 p.m. Graveside service will be December 29th at Floral Memorial Park in Selma.