C.F. Dacy, 68, of Eldorado, Texas died at his residence in Wichita Falls, Texas on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Memorial services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Friday March 26, 2010 in the Eldorado Cemetery.

C.F. was born and raised in Eldorado, and continued to love it dearly even after he relocated to Wichita Falls in 2004 to spend the rest of his life next door to his son and family. He was employed by Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative for 35 years. During the 6 years he spent in Wichita Falls, he was a daily part of his grandchildren’s lives-- a chauffeur, a guardian, a Barney-buddy, a friend. He was a constant, comforting presence to his family; taking the daunting role of the ever-present baby sitter, always cheering at the game or sitting in the stands at practice, assisting in the management of his son’s wild game processing business and still always ready for a summer night cookout with family and friends. He was grounded and assured, deeply faithful, quiet but loving in the kindest of ways.

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ELDORADO — Dan Truett McWhorter, age 90, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, after a brief illness. Full military service was held Saturday, March 13, in the Eldorado Cemetery with Rev. Joe McGee officiating. Honorary pallbearers were his “best buddy” Mark Harrington, Samuel Harrington, Scott Calhoun, George Spinks and Dean Williams. Dan was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Eldorado to William Lauren and Viola Mae McWhorter.

He graduated form Eldorado High School and attended San Angelo Business School. After this, he went into business with his cousin Ben Morris in Fort Davis. They owned the Hotel Limpia and Annex and The Union Trading Company through the 1940's. On Dec. 11, 1941, he was called to serve his country in World War II.

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ELDORADO — Orval Neal Edmiston, 91, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 11, 2010, in Eldorado, Texas. Service was held Sunday, March 14, at the First Baptist Church of Eldorado with graveside service following in the Eldorado Cemetery under the direction of Kerbow Funeral Home.

Orval was born on Feb. 21, 1919, in Eldorado, Texas, to E.N and Idella Edmiston. Orval was married to Charlene Mund Edmiston on April 18, 1942, in San Angelo, Texas. He was a devoted husband, father and Papa. Orval was a graduate of Eldorado High School and was a proud member of the undefeated 1938, Regional Championship Football Team. He continued his education at Oklahoma A&M in Stillwater, Okla.

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ELDORADO — Raynaldo (Ray) Romero of Eldorado died Saturday, March 6, in San Angelo. Funeral services was held  Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at First Baptist Church in Eldorado. Burial followed in Eldorado Cemetery.

Ray, beloved father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather was born on Jan. 6, 1943, to Jose and Louisa Romero in Eldorado, Tex. He met his wife, Betty Arispe Romero and was married on Nov. 20, 1965.

Survivors include wife Betty Romero; 3 children, son Mickey Romero and C.C. Puentez, son Joe Romero and wife Christine; a daughter, Lesa Romero; extended son Jason Stensby and family; grandchildren Mi-Ki Jasmine, Holley, and Ray Romero, Brittani, David, Samantha and Amanda Romero, and J.R. and Jadyn Martinez, a brother, Hector Romero and Sherry, a sister, Lydia Salazar, and a great-granddaughter Andi Celeste DeAnda.

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