Aubrey McNutt of Garland, Texas, passed away on Dec. 29, 2016, at the age of 69.

Aubrey McNutt of Garland, Texas, passed away on Dec. 29, 2016, at the age of 69.

He was born on Dec. 17, 1947, to Spurgeon Thomas and Ruby Inez (Crosslin) McNutt in Shawnee. Aubrey graduated from Shawnee High School in the class of 1966. He attended Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas, where he majored in midnight basketball and Ft. Louis College in Durango, Colorado, where he played football.

He proudly served his country in the United States Marines where he played football and basketball as an outstanding athletic.

Aubrey married Susan Kathleen Jackson on July 3, 1980, in Dallas, Texas. He followed in his father’s and brothers’ footsteps as a talented carpenter, creating timeless masterpieces to be enjoyed for generations to come.

Aubrey actively shared his faith as a member of Highland Oaks Church of Christ in Dallas for over 37 years and a published member of the Christian organization, Roaring Lambs.

Aubrey is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Susan Kathleen McNutt of Garland; son, Warren Andrew McNutt and wife, Claudia of Ft. Worth; daughters, Shawna LeAnne Seale and husband, Terry of Highland Village, Jami Leanne McNutt of Garland; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Smith and husband, Thurman of Harrah, Oklahoma, JoAnne Barlow of Dallas, Tina Parker of Shawnee, Sharon Spicer of St. Louis, Oklahoma, sister-in-law, Dixie McNutt of Macomb, Oklahoma; brother, Wayne McNutt and wife, Birdie of Terrell; and numerous other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Delores Mills; brother, Doney McNutt and brothers-in-law, Harry Barlow, Rick Parker and Veldon Spicer.

A viewing will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, at Highland Oaks Church of Christ, 10805 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, Texas 75238 with the funeral service to follow at 2 p.m.

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