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Roy Earnest Wisner

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Roy Earnest Wisner, age 62, long time Tucumcari resident passed away on Monday, September 29, 2008, in the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas following an extended illness.
Roy Winser was born August 20, 1946, in Santa Rosa New Mexico. He attended the Tucumcari school system and graduated from the Tucumcari High School in 1965. He was a graduate of the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy. He served Tucumcari as a Police Officer and Detective for the Tucumcari Police Department, retiring after 20 years of service. He was a professional musician. He served for a time in the United States Air Force.  He loved wood working and carpentry projects. He was also very artistically creative and  loved cooking. He loved bird watching and cruising.
Surviving Roy is his wife of 40 years, Shirley Smart Wisner of Tucumcari;  his brother, Fred Wisner and wife, Liz of Independence, Missouri. Also surviving is his mother-in-law, Mildred Smart and brother-in-law, Dennis Smart both of Tucumcari New Mexico; his sister-in-law, Nancy Turley and husband, Jerry of Fort Collins, Colorado, numerous nieces and nephews and many friends that loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Stell Wisner and by his brother, Robert Winser.
Funeral services will be Friday morning at 11:00 AM in the First Baptist Church with David McAfee officiating.
Pall bearers will be  Pete Rivera Jr., Allen Cashman, Chad Benton, Kevin Turley, Brandon Turley and Glenn Alban. Honorary pall bearers will be his fellow police officers.  Interment will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home, Tucumcari New Mexico, 575 461-3815.
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