C.V. Wash, 96

C.V. Wash, 96, of Forsan, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m. at the Nalley-Pickle and Welch Rosewood Chapel with Dr. Randy Cotton, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park. Born May 16, 1910, in Coleman, he married Mae Crumley on May 19, 1929, in Millersview. She preceded him in death on Feb. 25, 2000. C.V. came to Forsan in 1928 to work for Humble Oil and Refining. He owned a grocery store in Forsan for nine years. In 1942, he was the founder of Forsan Oil Well Service and later Forsan Oil Company. He was a member of Forsan Baptist Church for over 50 years and served as a deacon for many years. He also served on the Forsan ISD school board. Survivors include two sons, Bob Wash of Forsan and Danny Wash and wife, Paula, of Waco; a daughter- in-law, Joyce Wash of Big Spring; a sister-in-law, Laura Hunter of Austin; nine grandchildren, Robert Wash and wife, Beckie, of Forsan, Debbie Rutherford and husband, Johnny, of Austin, Charla Lewis and husband, Charlie, of Big Spring, Renee King and husband, Steve, of Kerrville, Chad Wash and wife, Kellie, of Big Spring, Terri Strickling and husband, Ashley, of Houston, Jonathan Wash and wife, Jessica, of Waco, Merryl Jones and husband, Will, of Waco, and Leandra Cole of Waco; and 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren and a caregiver, Dorothy Cresman. He was preceded in death by his wife and parents; a daughter, Laura Faye Wash; a son, Charles Wash; a daughter-in-law, Nita Wash; two grandchildren, Diane Wash and Billy Wash; a brother, Delan Wash; and a sister, Nettie Bob Wash. Pallbearers will be Robert Wash, Chad Wash, Jonathan Wash, Charlie Lewis, Steve King and Will Jones. Honorary pallbearer will be C.L. Gooch.

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