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Carl Stracener

December 30, 1941 — November 15, 2020


Carl Derwin Stracener, 79, of Odessa Texas, passed away on November 15, 2020 in Odessa Texas.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM, November 20, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Clydel Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Carl Derwin Stracener was born Seminole, Texas to Paul Scott Stracener and Mary Madge Sanders on December 30, 1941. He went to school in Seminole, Texas. Carl was married 42 years to Patricia Ann Redden. He was a loving Grandfather. He worked at his own business, “Stracener Machine” in Odessa Texas. He was involved in many Gun Shows.

Carl Stracener is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Scott Stracener.

He is survived by his daughter, Terri Creech and husband Rodney of Odessa; two brothers, Paul Stacener of Midland, TX, Roy Stracener of Lubbock, TX; three grandchildren, Nicholas Rincones, Hunter Creech, and Mason Creech.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Mata, Ariel Quintero, Zechariah Lee, Nicholas Rincones, Joe Robert Conn, and Bernardo Gonzales,

The families of Carl Stracener wish to extend our sincere thanks to the Buena Vida Nursing Home and Heart to Heart Hospice for their care of Carl Stracener.

Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. To send family condolences please sign his guestbook at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Friday, November 20, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Sunset Memorial Funeral Home

, Odessa, TX 79762

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Interment following funeral service

Friday, November 20, 2020

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