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Donald Ray Whisenant

October 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, February 4, 1922
Died: 
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 10:00am
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will be in Annetta Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10 at the funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Donald Ray Whisenant

Mr. Whisenant was born February 4, 1922 in Mansfield. He was a resident of Weatherford and Parker County for many years. Ray was a retired automobile mechanic, owned and operated “Aledo Mobil” for 20 years and was a member of the New Faith Baptist Church. He was a devout Christian who loved doing the Lord’s work. His favorite past-time was spending time with his family. He also loved hunting and anything involving the out of doors. Mr. Whisenant set an excellent example for everyone with whom he came in contact on how to be a good husband, father, grandfather and friend. He could always be counted on to help in any situation. He was greatly loved, admired and respected by his family, friends and community.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Viva Whisenant, brothers, Coke Whisenant, Bob Whisenant, Myrl Whisenant, Sister, Betty Jo Norris and son David Whisenant.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Whisenant of Weatherford; daughters Marlene Hoover of Fort Worth, Sonja Spain and husband, Ken of Aledo, Neysa Clark of Fort Worth; son Steve Whisenant of Gordon; sister-in-law Dorothy Whisenant of Lipan; brother Bill Whisenant and Carolyn of Gadsden, Alabama; eight Grandchildren, Terri Cox, Bryan Sharpe, Shanna O’Donnell, Jalie Spain, Lacie Whisenant, Ray Whisenant, Jennifer Holcomb, Clay Clark; 12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sports Calendar

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

Friday, January 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Maypearl at Aledo High School, A 4:00 pm and JV 5:30 pm.

Saturday, January 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua/Cleburne (Dark) at Cleburne, B 12:00 pm.

  • Aledo Soccer Alumni Game at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 12:00 pm and Bearcats 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 6

  • Aledo Bearcats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Freshmen 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats at Boswell, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm.

Thursday, January 8

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Waxahachie 287 Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats vs The Colony at Waxahachie Tournament, 7:30 pm. January 9 & 10 opponenet and time TBA.

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Brewer. 7th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Brewer Middle School. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 9

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats 7th & 8th A at Azle Junior High School Tournament.

  • Aledo Bearcat JV at Keller Timber Creek Tourny

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Everman at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

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