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Orville Houston Brasher

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Orville Houston Brasher, age 92, former Tucumcari, NM, resident, now residing in Amarillo, TX, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2008 In Amarillo, TX.
 Orville H. Brasher was born October 25, 1915, in Clovis, NM. He moved to Amarillo, TX, on his birthday. He graduated from the Amarillo High School on August 9, 1935.  He married the love of his life, Lois Lane, on March 15, 1940, in Clovis, NM. He proudly served his country in the US Navy during World War from 1942 to 1945. He moved from Amarillo to Tucumcari, NM, to become the manager of 1st Supply Company. For most of his life Orville loved magic and enjoyed performing magic shows for service clubs, churchs and parties. He was past president of the Lion's Club, served on the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce, High School ICT Program Director, Society of American Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians and was a member of the St. George Baptist Church in Amarillo, TX.
Suvivors include his wife, Lois of Amarillo, TX; his daughter, Judi Brinson and husband, Ben; grandson, Lyle and wife, Michelle Brinson; granddaughter, Lori; great-granddaughter, Hanna and great-grandson, Joshua; brother-in-law, Leonard Lane; niece, Geraldine McDonald; nephew, Eddie Brasher and wife, Gayle; several great nieces and nephews.
Services celebrating his life will be Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 PM in the Dunn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bob Miller Minister of South Georgia Baptist Church officiating.  Interment will follow in the family plot of the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
 Arrangemnts are by Dunn Funeral Home, Tucumcari, NM,  575 461-3815.
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