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Wilbur Brandon Myrick

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Wilbur Brandon Myrick Wilbur Brandon Myrick, 77 passed peacefully at his home on Friday, January 2nd 2009 in Greenbrier, AR. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, great- grandfather, brother, cousin, uncle, and friend, Wilbur grew up in Round Rock, graduating from Round Rock High School. Wilbur (known by some as "Curly" in his high school years) left to serve the Navy in 1949, and returned in 1950 to marry his high-school sweetheart Betty Jean French. He was employed by the old Steck company for 18 years, moving to Irving in 1969 to work in the Dallas area where he was employed by Texas Litho for 25 years. He then worked for Dallas-based Ackley Martinez for a brief stint before retiring and moving to Greenbrier, AR. He enjoyed fishing and working on vehicles in his spare time with his children. He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Betty Jean Myrick, brother Frank Myrick, mother Eula Dedear, and father Aubrey Myrick. He is survived by his sons, Tim, Jack, and Larry, his daughter, Pam Myrick-Sparks, and by his grandchildren, Hayden Sparks, Brittany Myrick, Micheal Myrick, Brandon Myrick, Chris Myrick, Jaqueline Starr-Crouch, Sarah Webber, Jason Myrick, Jeremy Myrick, Scott Kingsbury, as well as 14 great-grandchildren. The family would like to give special thanks to the Veterans Administration of Arkansas and Arkansas Hospice for their dedication and kind care. As he was a great animal-lover, in lieu of flowers, please submit donations to your local SPCA or online at www.aspca.org He is loved and will be remembered fondly by all. Funeral Services will be held in the Beck Funeral Home, Round Rock, at 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday January 7, 2009. Interment will follow at Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville, Texas. Arrangements under the direction of Beck Funeral Home Round Rock Location 512-244-3772.


Published in Austin American-Statesman on Jan. 4, 2009
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