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Cordell Harris Hechler

In Loving Memory

Cordell Harris Hechler

3/2/2000 - 8/5/2017

Cordell Harris Hechler, 17, of Santa Fe, TX passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017.  He was born March 2, 2000 in Nassau Bay, TX. His parents are Wayne W. Hechler and Connie L. (Dotson) Hechler.

Cordell was an avid motorcycle rider. He started riding at a young age, riding behind his mother on the back of the bike.  As he grew into a young man, he would be seen riding the bike with his mother, only she would be the one riding behind him on the back of the bike.  He also enjoyed skateboarding and hanging out with his girlfriend Alyssa, his sisters and brother, and his many friends.  He was very proud of his many accomplishments, pins and awards he received as a cadet at Lyman Ward Military Academy, such as marksmanship, sword drill, and honor guard.  He was selected to be a cadet leader upon returning for his senior year and recently attended Leaders Camp in preparation. Cordell was also a former student at Santa Fe High School where he enjoyed the auto tech class. Cordell spent many hours with “Uncle” Mike Dotson working on motorcycles, 4 wheelers, boats and his truck. He learned many trades from his Uncle Mike. The memories that he created will be cherished by all that loved and knew him.

Cordell was preceded in death by his brother, Marshall Moinat; grandfather, Earnest Glenn Dotson; and grandparents, Manuel and Irene Hechler.

He is survived by his mother, Connie Hechler; father, Wayne Hechler; grandmother, Bonnie Dotson; brother, Dallas Clifton and wife Rebecca; sisters, Starla Moinat Bell and husband David, Ashley Hechler, Melissa Cruitt and husband Chip, Janice Baker and husband William “Bill”, Olivia Martinez and husband Andrew; girlfriend, Alyssa Morris; aunts and uncles, Glenda and James “Bo” Henry, Carolyn and Jim Derrisaw, Nancy Garland; numerous nieces and nephews, Xayvion, Lyric and Norman; Josiah, Sarah, Reagan, Shawn, and Kieran ,numerous cousins and friends.

Friends are cordially invited to the visitation with the family from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546, (281) 992-7200.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Charles Rollo officiating.  Interment will follow at the Hayes Grace Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock, TX. 

Pallbearers are Keegan Martin, Reagan Israel, Shawn Israel, Josiah Baker, Isaiah Barrett, and Zoey Lambright.  Honorary pallbearers are Xayvion Moinat, Devin Oros, Adrian Oros, and Lyric Bell.

Condolences may be sent to the Hechler family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.

August 9,2017 - 10:42 pm

Karen Mudd lyons

My heartfelt condoleses are sent to aayou Connie and all of your family. May God be with you and comfort you during this time!


August 14,2017 - 2:46 pm

Deborah wade

My heart hearts for the pain you are enduring. Cordell was a sweet young man.He will be missed. May God help heal your heartbreak.


August 14,2017 - 6:13 pm

Kim Numedahl

My deepest Sympathy to the family, may God Bless you all at this time!


August 8,2017 - 9:50 pm

Debbie and Robert Martin and Jane Covington

So sorry for your loss you are all in my thoughts and prayers Cordell was a wonderful and kind soul and will be missed by so many love you all!


August 8,2017 - 10:06 pm

Kerstin Wilkey

Cordell was a joy to have around my daughters. He was helpful & respectful always. He will be greatly missed. A void I am not sure can be placed in words. Gratefully though this is temporary, thanks to Jesus Christ. Families are forever.


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