Weatherford Democrat

August 20, 2013

Phillip Moore Cardwell Jr.


Weatherford Democrat

— ALEDO – Phillip Moore Cardwell Jr., 88, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his home in Aledo.

Service is 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, in White’s Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Burial will be in Aledo Brown Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at White’s Funeral Home.

Phillip Moore Cardwell Jr. was born April, 14, 1925, in Mineral Wells, son of the late Phillip Moore Cardwell and Mary Kathrine Hubbard. His wife, Virginia Lynn Cardwell, preceded him in death on March 8, 2010, and he has now joined her in Heaven. Phillip and Virginia were married on Oct. 5, 1948, and they began their life together lasting 61 beautiful years. He was a livestock farmer, horse trainer and a true cowboy. Phillip served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a Parker County commissioner from 1980 to 1984. He loved fishing, playing dominoes and spending time with his beloved family.

Survivors include a son, Phillip Allan Cardwell, of Aledo; daughters, Connie Lynn Heady, of Brush, Colo., and Barbara Jane Turner, of Aledo; brother, Billy Law Cardwell; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of a loving family who will dearly miss him and never forget the legacy that this great man left behind.

Phillip was also preceded in death by his sister, Freda Harwell; and brothers, Arron Ray Cardwell and Pete Wayne Cardwell.

Phillip was also preceded in death by his sister, Freda Harwell; and brothers, Arron Ray Cardwell and Pete Wayne Cardwell.

White’s Funeral Home