Weatherford Democrat

Obituaries

September 11, 2012

Donald Lee Virdell

WEATHERFORD —  

 

Donald Lee Virdell, age 70 years and 32 days, died late Saturday night, Sept. 8, 2012 in a Fort Worth hospital. 

Born Aug. 7, 1942 in El Paso, he was a resident of Weatherford for several years. He was an independent oil consultant most of his life.  A special thanks to his red-headed girlfriend, Louise Bedford and to his grandson, Houston McGuire, who helped take care of him these last years of his life, and Sharon Nash for being the friend she is. Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and W. M. Virdell, two grandchildren, Heather Miers and Luis Martinez, and a brother, Wayne Virdell.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Sue Virdell; two sons, Allen and Rick Pirtle; six daughters, Trena Meirs, Lynn Sibley, Lisa Harwell, Karen Adkins and Robin and Allison; sister, Treva Bacon and 12 grandchildren.

At the request of Don, no service is scheduled at this time.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

913 North Elm Street  Weatherford, TX 76086

(817) 594-2747

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