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 Phillip A. “Buster” Sublett

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Phillip A. “Buster” Sublett

  • Birth 22 Dec 1918 San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas, USA
  • Death 10 Mar 1998 Newton County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 80933529

"Buster" Sublett passed away at 5:30pm, Tuesday, 10 March 1998. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer several months earlier. Funeral services were held 13 Mar 1998 at Stringer Funeral Home, Kirbyville, TX. An eloquent and moving service was provided by Father Ron Fosage. Pallbearers were: Chris Lanier, Joe Phil Lanier, Murphy Rankin, Phil Lanier, Jim Sherman, Mike Mangan.

Buster Sublett served in the U. S. Army, 53rd Signal Corps during World War II. He was involved in the North Africa campaigns and also the invasion of Italy, attaining the rank of Sergeant. Following the war, the men from this unit met annually to renew their service to the country and their friendship.

Buster's father was Philip W. Sublett; his mother was Marguerite '"Maggie" Smith, a daughter of Patrick Smith.

Buster and Jean were married 22 Oct 1975 and are buried in adjacent graves in the Smith section of the Catholic Cemetery.

Bio by: J Pat Smith


Family Members


Inscription

MARRIED OCT. 22,1975
TEC4 US ARMY
WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Gar
  • Added: 24 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80933529
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Phillip A. “Buster” Sublett (22 Dec 1918–10 Mar 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80933529, citing Saint Augustine Catholic Cemetery, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Gar (contributor 47309463) .