WILLIAM “BRENT” WARDLAW - passed away on September 14, 2021 at the age of 69. He was born on October 26, 1951 in Knox City, Texas. Brent was raised in Seymour, Texas where he later started a family and raised his children through their collegiate years. He and his loving wife, Mona Kay Wardlaw, moved to Fort Worth, Texas in 2020. Brent was married to Mona Kay Wardlaw for 45 years. Brent graduated from Seymour High School and attended college at Texas Tech University, where his love for the Red Raiders was born. He returned to Seymour in 1979, where he began his career in the wholesale industry of oil and gas. He was a proud supporter of the American Cancer Society, the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, the Emmaus Community, Lions Club Bake Sale, the Red Raider Club, and most near and dear to his heart, supporting the Baylor County Junior Stockshow. He enjoyed spending his time anywhere near the ocean, keeping up with the Red Raiders, the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers, as well as entertaining friends. Brent was known for his zest for life. His ability to bring smiles and community to every conversation he was in, whether a family member or complete stranger, you knew Brent not only valued your presence, but wanted to make sure you knew you were loved and welcome. He is preceded in death by his parents, Billie and Dick Wardlaw. Brent was a devoted husband, father and loyal friend to many. Brent is survived by his wife Mona Kay Wardlaw, and two children, Josh Wardlaw of Crowley, Texas, and Paige Wardlaw Ewert (Brad Ewert), of Fort Worth, Texas, and sister, Cynthia Laney of Wichita Falls, Texas.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 22 at 1:00pm at the First Baptist Church in Seymour, Texas. A live stream will be available via the First Baptist Church of Seymour’s Facebook page. Cremation arrangements and services are under the direction of Archer Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County, Hospice of Tarrant County, or the First Baptist Church of Seymour, Texas Namibia Building Fund. The family wishes to extend their most sincere gratitude to their family and friends for the outpouring of love and support during this very difficult time.
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