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Don D. Roman

September 6, 2013

Don D. Roman, 75, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at  2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Revs. Walter McCall and Joey Bacon officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the funeral home.
He was born Sept. 22, 1937, in Tahoka, Texas. Don married Beth Kuykendall Nov. 19, 1988, in Big Spring, Texas.

Don was raised in Knott after moving there as a small child with his family. He served in the United States Army and upon returning to Big Spring, he worked for Big Spring Hardware and then started working at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

He was later transferred to Washington, D.C. Don later moved to Austin, Texas, where worked for the state of Texas and then the city of Austin. He moved back to Big Spring in 1985 when he went to work for E.D.S., overseeing the installation of the computer system at the VA Hospital.

He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Beth Roman of Big Spring; two daughters, Kellie Myers-Geneseo and husband, Jim of Crowley and Donna Gae Roman-Emerson of Hayesville, Kan.; one son, Britt Roman and wife, Twila of Sioux Falls, S.D.; grandchildren, Kimberlee Baugus of Big Spring, Texas; David Stone of Abilene, Texas; Jacob, Caleb and Joshua Cook of Grove, Okla., Blair, Morgan, Jordan and Bailey Roman of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Sarah and Sam Emerson of Hayesville, Kan. and Randi and Jared Stevens of Baird, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Stokley Stone, Landry Stevens, Braedon Kennedy and Emberlyn Stone; one brother, Maxie Roman of Denton, Texas; one sister, Judith Ann Roman of Bryan, Texas; and one sister-in-law, Wanda Lee Roman of Big Spring, Texas.

Significant family friends include LaRonda Stanley and husband D.F. and their children, Kaylon, Kay'C and Kaleb.

Don was preceded in death by one daughter, Theresa Baugus; his parents, Elbert and Laura Curry Roman; two brothers, Odel Roman and E.L. Roman II; and three sisters, Doris Cheatham, Lynn Rutledge and Jeanie Owen.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at:www.npwelch.com

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