Elmer Al Oberst III

November 12, 1944 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 77)


Elmer Al Oberst III went home to be with the Lord December 13, 2021.  He was born on October 12, 1944, to Elmer and Velma Oberst who preceded him in death.  He lived in the Canyon area on a farm/ranch where he raised cattle which were his pride and joy.  He was a graduate of the Canyon Public Schools and West Texas State College. A Long-time Gideon, he delighted in handing out New Testaments which was his calling.  He is survived by his sister Velda Harren, her children Michael and Susan, two great nieces, one great nephew and many cousins.

Graveside rites will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021, in Dreamland Cemetery, Canyon, TX, @ 4:00 PM with the Reverend Richard Enns, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Canyon officiating.  

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