Horace Chilton “Jack” Stripling buried in Carlsbad
Horace Chilton “Jack” Stripling 90, of Salado passed away Jan. 2, 2001 at Crest View Manor
Nursing Home in Belton. Graveside services were held Jan. 6, at Carlsbad Cemetery with Michael Joiner of Sunset Church of Christ officiating.
Horace Chilton “Jack” Stripling was born Sept. 8, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. John L. Stripling in Lindale where he grew up. At age 19 he moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico. He worked most of his life in the service station business eventually owning and operating Jack’s Exxon for 30 years. On Dec. 24, 1932 he married Betty Raye Grady in Carlsbad where they lived until March 1999 when they moved to Salado. Since 1958 they attended Sunset Church of Christ in Carls- bad. His hobbies included fishing and in his younger years playing baseball. His wife preceded him in death Dec. 18, 2000.
Survivors include: three sons Ray Chilton Stripling of Simi Valley, California; Quincy Odean Stripling of El Paso; Dempsey Stripling of Salado; one daughter Ila Jean Willmore of Percy, Illinois; one brother Dempsey W. Stripling of Chickasha, OK; one sister Vallee Cherry of Carlsbad; and sister-in-law Sally Byrd of Snyder. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grand children.
Memorial contributions can be made to Lakeview Christian Home of the Southwest, Inc. 1300 North Canal Street, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220.
Denton Funchess Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.