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Edward Mehl Stallwitz – November 10, 2017

Longtime resident of Moore County, Edward Mehl Stallwitz, 84, passed away in his home on Friday, November 10, 2017.
The memorial service for Eddie Stallwitz will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at First Presbyterian Church in Dumas with Tom Wylie, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N Maddox.
Eddie was born on October 11, 1933 in Dumas. He graduated from Dumas High School in 1951.  He received a degree in Agriculture Economics from Texas A&M in 1955.  He served in the U.S. Army.
He married Mae Carolyn Husbands on August 15, 1959. She preceded him in death on December 24, 2013.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Marie Stallwitz.
Eddie had farmed in Moore County his entire life. He had served as a deacon and elder at First Presbyterian Church.  He was a longtime member of the Dumas Noon Lions Club and had served as a past director at the Dumas Co-Op, the Federal Land Bank, the Moore County Farm Bureau, and the Palo Duro River Authority for many years.
He is survived by  two sons, Darren Stallwitz and wife Dana of Dumas, Kurt Stallwitz and wife Judy of Amarillo;six grandchildren, Ben Stallwitz and wife Jessica of Amarillo, Garrett Stallwitz and wife Madison of Dumas, Marshall Stallwitz of Amarillo, Crysta Riseling and husband Craig of Dumas, Odie Stallwitz Woods of Amarillo, and Cameron Stallwitz Woods of Amarillo; and three great grandchildren, James and Fynlee Stallwitz of Amarillo, and Poppy Stallwitz of Dumas.
There will be a visitation at the Moore County Art Center on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Memorials can be sent to Moore County Museum or First Presbyterian Church in Dumas.


  • Johnny Perdue Posted November 12, 2017 10:25 am

    Kurt, Sorry to hear of your loss. Your Dad doesn’t have to worry about the weather any more. I wish you and Judy peace at this time of passing.
    Johnny Perdue

  • Buddy Trent Posted November 12, 2017 11:07 am

    Lion Eddies family, there is going to be a tremendous void Thursday when my great friend Eddie doesn’t appear as usual and stop for our weekly visit. He was one in a million kind of person that we all enjoyed working with him while he was a Tailtwister recently. He loved to visit with everyone that came to our meetings. May he R.I.P. until we all shall see him again.

  • Allen & Rose Dean Posted November 12, 2017 2:49 pm

    To the Stallwitz family
    We are so sorry for your loss and you all have our deepest sympathy. Eddie was a wonderful, kind, and considerate person. We will miss seeing him very much at Lion’s Club. We loved visiting with him. May you all have peace at this time of passing.

  • Janice Brown Pond Posted November 12, 2017 4:07 pm

    Darren, Kurt and family–so sorry to hear of the loss of Eddie. He was always so kind to me and I know he will be missed by so many. Prayers and hugs to all of you.

  • Laurie Blackburn Richmond Posted November 12, 2017 9:59 pm

    Darren and Kurt, I thought the world of your Dad, we all did. He always gave me a big hug and wore the biggest smile whenever I would see him. You two are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Paul Albright Posted November 12, 2017 11:25 pm

    Kurt, very sorry to hear of your family’s loss. Prayers for peace and strength.

  • Martha Nilsson Posted November 13, 2017 11:39 am

    To The Stallwitz family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your father, Eddie. When I visited First Presbyterian Church & saw Eddie, he always greeted me with that nice smile of his & a handshake (which usually ended with a big hug). He will be truly missed. He was a gentle giant like my father, Sterling. Prayers to all of at this time from both my mother, Becky & myself.
    Sincerely, Martha Nilsson

  • Scott Brazell Posted November 14, 2017 12:11 am

    Darren and Kurt,
    So very sorry to hear about your Dad. Eddie was such a great man and someone to look up to. Not many of those types of men around these days. He’ll be surely missed by many people until we see him again in glory. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
    Scott and Lynn Brazell

  • Henry Lewis Posted November 14, 2017 10:05 am

    Darren and Kurt,
    I hate that you are suffering and hurt and I’d do anything to ease your pain, but all I have are words. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. My heart is with you.

  • Joyce Fletcher Hill Posted November 22, 2017 8:20 pm

    Darren and Kurt, I was and still am sorry to hear of your wonderful Dad’s passing. We have been friends since elementary school. We talked on the phone so often, in fact we had a long visit on the phone Sunday before he left to go be with Carolyn. I not only will miss him, but his great laugh, and our talks. Eddie was a great friend, and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all his family. Joyce Fletcher Hill

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