Wilmer Virgil Sistrunk

Male 1921 - 2008  (86 years)


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  • Name Wilmer Virgil Sistrunk 
    Born 11 Oct 1921  Mitchell, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jun 2008  Dubberly, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Jun 2008  Forest Park Cemetery West - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2695  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2018 

    Family Lena Elizabeth Bumgardner,   b. 30 Mar 1927, Benton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1994, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1943  Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. V.W. Sistrunk
     2. Terry DeLane Sistrunk,   b. 18 Apr 1956, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 2011, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F1031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Obituary:

      SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral services for Wilmer V. Sistrunk, 87, will be held at 11:30 am, Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Rose-Neath Southside Chapel. Officiating will be Reverend Todd Mallory. Interment will follow in Forest Park West Cemetery.

      The family to receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 9.

      Mr. Sistrunk was born on October 11, 1921 in Mitchell, LA to George Wiley and Ruth Sistrunk. He passed away on June 5, 2009 in Shreveport, LA. Wilmer was a veteran of WWII as seamen 2nd Class in the US Coast Guard and a longtime shop foreman of Caddo Radiator of Shreveport.

      He was preceded in death by his former wife, Elizabeth Bumgardner Sistrunk; his parents; six brothers and three sisters. Mr. Sistrunk is survived by his wife of 45 years, Betty Bridges Sistrunk; his sons, Virgil Wayne Sistrunk and his wife, Joan and Terry DeLane Sistrunk: stepchildren, Robert Mathis and wife, Cindy, Ronney Mathis, David Mathis and wife, Cindy and Dianne Mathis; numerous step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

      The family would like to express a special thanks to the Doctors and Staff of LifeCare Hospital Main, for their excellent care, compassion and their professionalism.

      Rose-Neath Funeral Home Southside Chapel
      687-1256

      (Published in the Shreveport Times on June 9, 2009)