George Boulter Resley


George Boulter Resley passed away Aug. 15, 2017. He was born Nov. 23, 1945 in Fort Stockton to Horace Ernest Resley and Ann Boulter Resley.

Resley grew up in Fort Stockton and attended public schools there. He graduated from Fort Stockton High School before attending A & M University. He won second place in his high school track meet in shot put. He placed several times in track meet throughout his college career and won the shot in the Southwest Conference Freshman meet in 1965. He also won Best Indoor at the Dallas indoor meet. In addition to being a champion shot put athlete at A&M, he also played on the varsity football team the year they won the Cotton Bowl. He was also a member of the Corp. He graduated from Texas A & M with a degree in marketing. After finishing basic training with the army at Fort Sill, OK, Resley played football for the Houston Oilers for one year. He then moved to Midland, where he began his working career and continued playing football with the Roughnecks semi-pro football team.

Resley’s business career included being Regional Sales Manager for Vetco Services, President of Grizzly Oilfield Consulting, and being a sales representative and Sales Manager for Control Power, Inc. He concluded his business career as an inside phone solicitor for AT&T. He was also a Dale Carnegie Sales Course Finalist. His business awards included Who’s Who in the South and Southwest and Who’s Who in Finance and Industry.

In earlier years. Resley was a model train enthusiast and an avid gun enthusiast. He was a devoted member of First Church of Christ Scientist in Midland. He was a member of Just Dance Club, The Celtic Heritage Society, and the Midland Coin Club.

Resley is survived by his wife, Bonnie Resley; his stepson Chad Hinds and his wife, Ginny Patrick of Austin. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Dare Ellis and her husband, Dr. Oren Ellis of Santa Fe, NM, who have recently relocated to El Paso; as well as a niece, Barbara Ellis of Dallas; and nephews Robert ellis of Chicago, Bruce Slatton and his wife Johanna of Bristol, England and Stewart Slatton and his wife Donna of Fort Knox, KT. He is also survived by brother-in-law Barry Chaloupka, and his wife Montana, of Houston, brother-in-law Brian Chaloupka, and his wife Marla Chaloupka of San Antonio; and sister-in-law Betty Lawrence and her husband Ron Lawrence of Houston; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews.

Donations can be made to Fist Church of Christ Scientist, Midland, 1001 W. Tennessee, Midland, New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, P.O. Box 27270, Albuquerque, NM, 87125, Texas A&M, or any place of your choice.