Ernest J. (E.J.) Provasek

Ernest J. (E.J.) Provasek, 92, of Cameron, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in a Cameron nursing facility. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Pastor Johnny Kueker officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cameron. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Provasek was born Dec. 19, 1924, in Milam County to J.A. and Sophie (Ludwig) Provasek. He married Joyce Busker on Jan. 7, 1950, and she preceded him in death in September of 2016. He was the owner/ operator of the local John Deere dealership in Cameron for 25 years. He was a member of the San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 for 70+ years, and was the recipient of the Golden Trowel Award. 

He is survived by: sons, Ernest Ray Provasek and wife Colleen of Livingston and Edward Earl Provasek and wife Tammie of Troy; four grandchildren, Susan Lewis of Tarkington, Jared Provasek and wife Kayla of Goose Creek, S.C., Vincent Provasek of College Station, and Brittany Provasek of Troy; and one great-grandchild, Brandon Lewis of Tarkington. He is also survived by many dancing partners and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Buckholts Brethren Church, P.O. Box 192, Buckholts, TX 76518

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.