Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.

NEDERLAND, Texas – Gary James Hamel, 43, formerly of Carmel, died Feb. 11, 2006, in Texas. He is survived by his wife, Susan Hamel of Nederland, Texas; his father, Chuck Hamel of Carmel; two sons, Brad Hamel and Josh Hamel, both of El Paso, Ill; a brother, Tom Hamel of Old Town; and his former wife, Linda Haas of El Paso, Ill. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Grace Fellowship Church, El Paso, Ill. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in Brad and Josh Hamel’s name, 104 North Cherry, El Paso, IL 61738.