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Lemuel Sebern Whisnand

February 25, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, March 30, 1933
Died: 
Friday, February 22, 2013
Funeral: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
The Church of Christ in Iowa Park, Texas
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be from 6 pm until 7:30 pm Monday, February 25, 2013 at Dutton Funeral Home of Iowa Park, Texas.
Memorials may be made to: 
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.
Funeral Home: 
Dutton Funeral Home

Lemuel Sebern WhisnandLemuel Sebern Whisnand
Mr. Whisnand was born on March 30, 1933 in Electra, Texas to Lemuel and Edith Sorrlls Whisnand. He attended and graduated from Electra High School. He served his Country in the US Army where he served as a drill Sargent during the Korean War. He married Peggy Ann Darland on January 20, 1951 in Electra, Texas. They were married 62 wonderful years. They moved to Iowa Park in 1969. Mr. Whisnand worked for Texaco Oil, sold real-estate, and owned his own oil company “Whisnand Enterprises”.

He loved to play golf with his brothers-in-law, but his greatest all the time joy came from many years of coaching PeeWee Sports in Iowa Park, football and baseball. He was known as “PeePaw” to many young boys and touched many of their lives. He was a dedicated, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and supported them always.

His parents, three brothers-in-law, Gene Marshall, Ted Darland and Caton Potts preceded him in death.

His survivors include his wife of 62 years, Peggy Whisnand of Iowa Park; daughter, Cheryl Deen and husband, Eddie of Iowa Park and son, Craig Whisnand and wife, Lisa of Aledo, Texas: sister, Donna Whisnand of Electra, Texas: brother, Bobby Whisnand, Sr. of Electra, Texas: six grandchildren, Chad Wright of Iowa Park, Chase Wright of Willow Park, Texas, Blake Whisnand of Monahans, Texas, Rachel Whisnand of Aledo, Texas, Andrew Whisnand of Lubbock, Texas and Stephen Whisnand of Aledo: two great grandchildren, Maci and Chase Wright of Minnesota and many other family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, September 17

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Lipan Meet, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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