Dateline: September 22, 2005
Funeral services for
John Winfield “Blackie” Hartwick, Jr., age 92, were held at 2:00 p.m.
on Saturday, September 17, 2005, in the Clarendon Church of Christ with
Max McClendon, Pastor of the Shamrock Church of Christ, and Eddie Stegal,
Pastor, officiating. Burial
was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mr. Hartwick died
Tuesday, September 13, 2005, in Clarendon.
He was born September 5, 1913, in Chilton, Texas, and was a
resident of Lubbock for several years before moving to Clarendon in 1975. He married Nora Grigg on May 22, 1938, at Houston.
He was a pipeline construction supervisor for Houston Construction
Co. for much of his life before his retirement.
He was a friendly person who never met a stranger.
He was a member of a pipeliners union for 55 years and was a member
of the Clarendon Church of Christ where he had served as a deacon.
He was preceded in
death by a brother, Winfield Hartwick.
Survivors include his
wife, Nora of Clarendon; a daughter, Sarah Jane McClendon of Shamrock; one
son, George Larry Hartwick of Longview, Washington; one brother, Donald
Gene Hartwick of Beaumont; two sisters, Maxine Terry of
Henessey, Oklahoma, and Barbara Bond of Beaumont; 8 grandchildren; 11
great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
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