ODESSA Carl Douglas Washington, age 65, of Odessa, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, in Odessa.|
Carl was the youngest son of C.D. and Willie B. Washington. He was born June 23, 1947, in Anson, Texas. He attended and graduated from Carver High School of Midland, Texas. Carl married Novetta Johnson on December 19, 1968, in Marlin, Texas. He graduated from Paul Quinn College in Waco, Texas in 1969 with a degree in math and biology. He earned his Masters Degree in math from Texas Tech University. Carl worked as a math teacher in Beaumont, Houston, and Odessa, Texas, for a total of thirty-six years. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the United States Army.
Carl's parents preceded him in death.
Carl is survived by his wife of forty-four years, Novetta Washington of Odessa; his daughter, Mishun Washington Tulloch of Moreno Valley, California; brother, Earnest Washington (Joan) of Dallas. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, great-nephews, great-nieces and other relatives and friends.
Visitation with the family will be 6-8 PM Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Sunset Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Carl Harvey of Turning Point Bible Fellowship, Austin, Texas, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be John Kendrick, Edward Mackey, Roman Harper, Jimmy Miller, Ray Huggins, David Jackson, Nathan Williams, Earnest (Trey) Washington and William M. Merritt, III. Honorary pallbearers will be Members of the West Texas Amateur Golf Association, Ja'Quaylon Merritt, Willie O. Nweke, Arthur Nweke, Sr., Arthur Nweke, Jr., Shawn Nweke and Louis Bowman.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home. To sign the guest book, go to our website at www.sunsetodessa.com.
Published in Odessa American on Feb. 26, 2013