Dateline: July 3, 2008

Daniel “Dan” Whitsell, died Thursday, June 19, 2008, with his family by his side at the age of 79.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Shaffer Funeral Home.

Dan was a wonderful husband, father, “Papa Dan,” brother, and friend. He was loved and admired by all who knew him, and he will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Joyce Whitsell of San Angelo; three sons, Danny Whitsell of Austin, Tony Whitsell of Arkansas, and Dennis Whitsell of DeLeon; a daughter, Denise DeVore of Round Rock; two stepsons, Jeff Wagner of Goodyear, Ariz., and Keith Wagner of Fort Watton Beach, Fla.; a sister, Robin Nell Naylor of Amarillo; 18 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to VistaCare and ask in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to VistaCare Hospice, San Angelo, in memory of Dan.

 

 

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