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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

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

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

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

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

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