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CARL MILTON EASTWOOD(1921 - 2014)

CARL MILTON EASTWOOD Carl Milton Eastwood was born November 2, 1921 in Glencoe, Oklahoma. He was the third of five children born to Fred and Virgie (Coe) Eastwood. The family eventually settled in San Juan, Texas before Carl moved his family to Rosenberg, Texas. In 1942, Carl, "Tex", was drafted into the Army. He joined the Medical Corp. where he later served in the European Theater under both General Patton and General Eisenhower. He was presented a bronze star in France in the presence of General Dwight Eisenhower. When the war ended, he returned to the Valley and married Marion Lorraine Kochert on December 12, 1946. Carl joined and was commander for three veteran organizations in Pharr, Texas, the American Legion, the VFW and the 40/8. He joined Red Barn Chemicals and worked himself up to District Manager over the state of Texas. In 1968, Carl bought a business in Rosenberg, Texas and named the company Carl Eastwood and Sons. Carl is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marion; children, Carl Milton Eastwood, Jr. and wife, Sally, Ginger Pawlak and husband, Ben, Mary Perry and husband, Kevin, Linda Jochec and husband, Ron, and Jimmy Eastwood and wife, Denise; grandchildren, Brad Pawlak and wife, Kelly, Donnie Kelner and wife, Laura, Melody Toman and husband, Jeff, Amanda Nedbalek and husband, Brent, Kammi Eastwood, Greg Prenty and wife, Ally, Oscar Martinez and wife, Jacqueline; great grandchildren, Hope and Megan Pond, Brayden Pawlak, Abby and Austin Toman, Greyson Nedbalek, Jace Prenty and Olivia Martinez; along with other relatives and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Virgie Eastwood; 2 brothers, Charles Eastwood and Francis Eastwood and 2 sisters, Mary Warnke and Crystal Lucille Carpenter. Donations may be made in memory of Carl to the Wounded Warriors at woundedwarriorproject.org. Words of condolence may be left for the Eastwood family at www.davisgreenlawnfh.com Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries



Published in The Monitor on May 9, 2014
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