|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 1998|
Services for Virgil L. Brackett, 77, of Lubbock will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Westmoreland Baptist Church with the Rev. David Diggs, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park under direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.
Brackett died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, in Horizon Specialty Hospital.
He was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Wolf Bayou, Ark. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He married Mary Huffman on March 14, 1945, in Greenville. He was a member of Yellowhouse Masonic Lodge 841, AF&AM, and he was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a member of Westmoreland Baptist Church, and he was a charter member of the Lubbock Scottish Rite Temple.
He worked for TNM&O as a bus driver for 39 years, retiring in 1987.
Survivors include his wife; four sons, Gary of Tacoma, Wash., Larry and David, both of Lubbock and Tim of Austin; two sisters, Dellar Jenkins and Goldie Sprouse, both of Concord, Ark.; two brothers, Clyde of Marion, Ind., and Raymond of Branson, Mo.; and six grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association or Westmoreland Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.
Joe W. Brackett (1880 - 1976)
Maude Estelle Martin Brackett (1901 - 1990)
Mary E. Brackett (1923 - 2007)
Joe Wesly Brackett (1942 - 2013)*
Elmer J. Brackett (1917 - 1992)*
Virgil L. Brackett (1920 - 1998)
Dellar D Brackett Stanford (1923 - 2000)*
Infant Male Brackett (1924 - 1924)*
Claud W. Brackett (1925 - 1984)*
Goldie Marie Brackett Sprouse (1933 - 2008)*
US Army Air Forces
World War II
Resthaven Memorial Park
Maintained by: Charlotte Schneider
Originally Created by: Shawn The Grave Hunter
Record added: Aug 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20816703
Thank you for your service to our county. Rest in Peace.Your 2nd Cousin once removed.|
Added: Mar. 3, 2009