|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1924|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2010|
Pat H. Appling, 86, of Lubbock, Texas, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, in Lubbock.
He was born April 4, 1924, in Italy, Texas, to Palmer H. and Carrie Hinds Appling.
In 1951, he married Verna Wilson.
Mr. Appling founded and was CEO of Ulysses Irrigation Pipe Co., a pipe manufacturing company in Ulysses, and also had major ownership interests in Ansel Cab Manufacturing Co., Southwest Bean Co., and Sunflower Lumber Co., all in Ulysses, as well as farming interests in Kansas and Colorado. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
Survivors include two children, Nancy Appling of Carlsbad, N.M., and Don Paul Appling of Lubbock; a brother, Jon Appling of Kerrville, Texas; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Pat Appling; two brothers, W.A. and Don Appling; and three sisters, Elouise Jones, Mary Davis and Melba Harris.
Funeral was at the First United Methodist Church in Slaton, Texas. Burial was at Englewood Cemetery in Slaton.
Garden City Telegram 7/22/10
Palmer Appling (1890 - 1956)
Carrie Hinds Appling (1894 - 1985)
Verna Dean Wilson Appling (1926 - 2013)*
Walter Arrie Appling (1917 - 2002)*
Fannye Eloise Appling Jones (1919 - 2007)*
Mary Helen Appling Davis (1922 - 2004)*
Pat H. Appling (1924 - 2010)
Melba Appling Harris (1926 - 2004)*
Van Jon Appling (1929 - 2013)*
Created by: Denny Jackson
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
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