Carl Raymond Gehring

Carl Raymond Gehring
August 30, 1933 – September 24, 2019

Carl Gehring, 86, of College Station, formerly of Houston, passed away Tuesday, September 24, with his family by his side. A Memorial Service will begin at 11 am, Saturday, October 5, 2019, followed by Military Honors at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. A reception will follow in the Pecan/Sage Suites of the funeral center. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

Carl was born on August 30, 1933, in Philadelphia, to Gustav and Christine Walden Gehring. He served two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he enjoyed his position as a cartographer while stationed in Japan. After returning stateside, he met his wife on a blind date and they married in 1957. Carl spent 45 years working for Aero Service/Western Geophysical in oil and gas contracts. He loved playing golf, watching the Philadelphia Eagles football team, and was an excellent father and grandfather.

Carl is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Myrna Hutton Gehring; his son and his wife, Drs. Donald and Kerri Gehring; his daughter and her husband Diane and Neill Austin; his three grandsons Stephen Gehring, Brian Fowler and Andrew Gehring; and his two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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  1. Carl was my manager at Aero Service and a very good man to work for. He hired me and I owe much to him. I am sorry for your loss.

  2. Gehring family,
    While Wayne and I did not personally know Carl, his devotion and love for his family was spoken of often by Stephen and JulieAnn. I know he will be greatly missed by all of you. We are so sorry for your loss.

  3. Myrna, you and Carl are the very best neighbors and friends. Please accept my deepest sympathies, love and prayers to you and all the family. Carl will be missed and I smile at the thought of him with the angels in good health and humor. Love, CarolB

  4. Dr Gehring, I was saddened to read of the loss of your father. Heartfelt prayers for you and your family! I sure miss having you as my Doctor.

    • Seconding Susan’s sentiments, miss you as my physician, and deepest condolences in the loss of your father.


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