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Douglas Eugene Wehrman, of Paris, TX passed away at age 62 on February 14, 2013. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, February 19th at 11:00am at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Immediately following will be a reception at the church. The family will receive guests at their home from 3-6pm after the reception.
Doug was a military veteran having proudly served his country during the Viet Nam war and graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. Doug’s devotion to the Paris community, friends and family will never be forgotten and is an inspiration for many. In 1976 Doug founded the first Physical Therapy and Sports Clinic in Paris where his service for others began. His involvement in sports rehabilitation and education for the Lamar County area was profound and paved the way for ongoing athletic care. Upon retirement Doug pursued ongoing interests in the community and was Chairman of the Paris Economic Development Corporation and instrumental in bringing new jobs and business to Paris. His caring and compassionate spirit carries on through the numerous people he touched.
Doug is survived by his wife, Rosanna Wehrman, daughter Stacey and husband Jim Feeley of Traverse City, MI, son Russel Wehrman and wife Beth of Richardson, TX and granddaughters Adelaide, Regan and Chandler Feeley of Traverse City.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Doug Wehrman Scholarship Fund at First Federal Community Bank, www.1st-fed.com.
Online condolences may be made to the Wehrman family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.
Billy Gene Day, 81, of Blossom, went home at 12:01 PM, Saturday, February 16, 2013 at his home. Funeral services are set for 1:00 PM, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home with Pastor Wayne Sweely officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Day was born March 29, 1931 in the Day Town Community of Lamar County to James Everett “Pete” Day and Mattie Belle Robinson Day. He married Sarah Betty Cundiff on October 8, 1955 in Dallas. She died July 26, 2006. Mr. Day worked in inventory control for the Dallas Independent School District for 31 years. He was a faithful Christian and member of the 1st Church of the Nazarene in Paris.
Mr. Day is survived by one son, David Day and wife, Tara of Detroit and six grandchildren, Robert, Matthew, Corey, Tanner, Jordan, and Hannah Day. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Bobby Day; one granddaughter, Davina Day; and his sister, Christine Peterson.
Pallbearers will be Corey Day, Robert Day, Matthew Day, Roger Kyle, James Barton, and Keithen Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Billie Cundiff and Carl Cundiff.
Online condolences may be made to the Day family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.