Adolph Slovacek, 94, of Bryan, passed away in his home on May 30. Family will receive guests during visiting hours from 2-5pm, on Sunday, June 1 at the Callaway-Jones Funeral Home. Funeral service celebrating his life and praising His Lord will be at 2pm on Monday, June 2 at First Baptist Church, 3001 Cambridge Drive in Bryan. Interment will follow in Rest Ever Memorial Park Cemetery, 5103 North Texas Ave, Bryan. Bill Wiman will officiate services.
Adolph was born to Adolph and Louise Slovacek in Caldwell. He served in WWII in the Army-Air Corp as a bombardier. His plane was shot down over Germany and he spent 2 years in an internment camp in Switzerland. Adolph and his future wife met on a blind date and married in 1946. He loved youth baseball and was instrumental in organizing both Babe Ruth and American Legion summer leagues in Bryan-College Station during the 1960’s. He was active in the Bryan Noon Lions Club and the American Legion Post serving as president of both organizations.
Preceding him in death are his parents, his wife of 51 years Elma Grace Slovacek; his brother Edmund Slovacek; and his sister Willie Mae Harvey.
His survivors include his sons Paul and wife Lenore, of Houston, Ed and wife Dianna, of Bryan; his eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Adolph’s family ask that in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be given to Grace House, PO Box 1416, Weatherford, TX 76086 or Hope Pregnancy Center, 205 Brentwood Dr E, College Station, TX 77840.
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