Belford Ernest Carmichael

Belford   Carmichael

Belford "Biff" Ernest Carmichael

 Biff was born in Laredo Texas on 9 September 1946 to Oscar Harrell Carmichael and Frances Genevieve Forrest Carmichael.  He passed on Thursday 19 February 2015 at the age of 68 in Texas City, Texas.  He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Kathy Rae (Martin) Carmichael and his son Scott Ian Carmichael.

 Biff is survived by his sons Oscar Harrell Carmichael and his wife Robin Dawn (Beck) Carmichael of Round Rock, TX and Shawn Oliver Carmichael of Modesto, CA; his grandchildren Ember Renee Carmichael, Heather Nicole (Carmichael) Whitton and her husband Caleb Whitton, Jonathan Douglas Gene Fautheree, Alyssa Skye Carmichael, Vivien Faith Willett, Chance Christopher Willett, Miley Rayne Carmichael, and Caleb Ian Carmichael; and his great grand son, Camp Michael Lane Whitton.

 Biff was a Vietnam Veteran of the U. S. Air Force, and after his discharge worked in the oilfield service.  He traveled the world working for various oil companies.  He lived in Saudi Arabia, Norway, and traveled extensively with his family.  After working the oilfield in the U.S., he moved to Louisiana and worked in management for various businesses. He evolved in to hotel management in Florida. During that time he went to the Baptist College of Florida, where he earned his BA in Theology.  He then worked as a pastor at several churches before he went back to hotel management in numerous locations, including Jacksonville FL, Atlanta GA, Jackson MS, and Pensacola FL. He and Kathy came to Texas, where he taught at Grayson Community College.  Kathy was transferred to Texas City, TX where he taught then GED courses at Galveston Community College and College of the Mainland.  He worked in other management positions before he took on managing Shenanigan's Night Club in Texas City.  After his wife Kathy passed, he retired at the age of 64.

 He enjoyed visiting his grandchildren and great grand child, visiting his Shenanaigans friends including his companion Miss Sarah Skaggs, traveling, Texans football, hunting and fishing.