The Obit For Larry Womack


The Dallas Morning News, January 21, 2008

WOMACK, LARRY F., (affectionately known as Papa), age 88, of Mesquite, Texas passed away peacefully on 18 Jan 2008 surrounded by his family. Larry served in the U.S. Navy 1942-1945.

He played minor league baseball from 1945-1953. He earned the name "Wildhorse Womack, Texas Terror" for his running speed. He owned and operated Larry Womack & Co. Insurance until he retired in 1982. Tennis and golf became his passion and traveling to visit his daughter and grandchildren in Australia.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 65 years, Dorothy, his devoted daughter, Debra and her husband Randy, 3 grandchildren, Kristen and her husband Billy, Aaron and Connor; 3 great grandchildren, Morghan, Annika and Peyton, two brothers, Ray and wife Carolyn; Lloyd and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 at Anderson Clayton Brothers Funeral Home in Mesquite, Texas. The memorial service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 at Mesquite Church of Christ, College and Locust Streets.

Burial will be at Grove Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Christian Care Facility or Mesquite Church of Christ. Many thanks to those at Christian Care Skilled Nursing Facility who lovingly took care of him over the past year. Anderson Clayton 972-285-5489 Mesquite