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Carl Flippin | 1919-2019

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Carl Flippin

Carl Flippin, 99, of Decatur, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Decatur.

Graveside service is 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur with Gerre Joiner officiating.

Carl was born May 3, 1919, in Randlett, Okla., to Arrie and Frances (Bumgarner) Flippin. He married Helen Schmelzla Oct. 5, 1940, in Eufaula, Okla. They were married over 50 years. He worked with the Fort Worth Stock Show for more than 50 years. Carl served in the Army Air Force for three years.

He was preceded in death by his wife; and multiple siblings.

He is survived by his son, Jerel Flippin and wife, Ginger, of Decatur; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to James Bruner T.K. Ranch, P.O. Box 879, Bowie, TX 76230.

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