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Doyle Eugene Tarwater

August 9, 1941 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 80)

Obituary

Doyle Eugene Tarwater, age 80, of Albuquerque, New Mexico formerly of Three Oaks died peacefully Monday, May 16, 2022 in the comfort of his family’s presence.  He died at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

His life began August 9, 1941 in Etowa, Arkansas the third of five children born to Raymond and Juil Tarwater.   

The family moved to Three Oaks in 1951, where Doyle attended school and graduated in 1960.  In May of 1961, he married Gloria Stanage and they made their home in New Buffalo.   He started working for C&O Railroad in 1965 and retired in 1985.  He moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1986. 

Doyle will be greatly missed by family and friends.  He is survived by his children, Allan (Blanche) Tarwater of Channelview, Texas, James (Gidget) Tarwater of Conroe, Texas, Randy Tarwater of Channelview, Texas, Marla Tarwater of Channelview, Texas; five grandchildren, Justin, Aric, Kelli, Katie, Matthew; one step granddaughter, Rachel; one brother, Lyne Tarwater of Three Oaks; three sisters, Rosemary Bacon of Three Oaks, Audrey Conley of South Bend, Indiana, Betty (Dave) Umphrey of New Troy; his companion and dearest friend of twenty-two years, Delores Cheney of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother-in-law, Fred Bacon; his sister-in-law, Sophia Tarwater; and brother-in-law, George Conley.

Family and friends will gather Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 12:00 noon until time of service at 1:00 p.m. in Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, 106 Ash Street East, Three Oaks.

Mr. Tarwater will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Three Oaks.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, Three Oaks. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 28, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel
106 Ash Street East
Three Oaks, MI 49128

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 28, 2022

1:00 PM
Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel
106 Ash Street East
Three Oaks, MI 49128

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