Parker County Today April 2018 - Page 22

100 Most Interesting Parker County People You Should Meet Before You Die Part IV For the seventh year, we at Parker County Today have compiled our Social Bucket List. This year's list includes volunteers, artists, actors, musicians, coaches, businessmen and women, and others who have found success in their own way. Enjoy! Gary Mitchel Bevil Gary is a pipe-fitter with Dynamic Construction and a ranch owner  PCT: What would you most like to be remembered for? GB: Hard work, common sense, honesty Barbara Hummel Barbara is the office assistant at Memory Gardens of the Valley Cemetery  PCT: If you could have lunch with anyone, either living or dead from history, who would it be? GB: John Wayne, President Trump PCT: If you had to do another job other than what you’re doing, what would you do?  GB: Full-time rancher PCT: How did you get into your occupation? GB: Apprenticeship. My daddy was in heavy construction. PCT: What is your favorite novel?  GB: “Lonesome Dove.” 20 PCT: What do you do to decompress? GB: Sit on a bale of hay in my barn, looking out on my place with my best dog beside me. PCT: What is something people don’t know about you?  GB: I ride a Harley Davidson every once in a while.  PCT: What is your impact to Parker County?  GB: Preserving land and wildlife and supporting local businesses. PCT: What is your definition of the best day ever? GB: The day Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election. PCT: What’s the best piece of advice you would give? GB: Listen more and talk less. PCT: What is the most interesting thing you have ever done in your life? GB: Just living day by day; you never know what tomorrow might bring. PCT: How did you get into your occupation? BH: I worked for White’s Funeral Home for several years as a fill-in secretary, and when the position became available, I went to the cemetery. PCT: What is your favorite novel? BH: “Fallen,” by Annie Lobert. It is not your typical read. She was in the