Brent Clayton Larmer, 52, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.

Brent was born March 6, 1960, in Fort Worth. He was a graduate of Southwest High School and Oklahoma State University. Brent had a great personality, which made him a successful sales associate at Park Place Volvo in Dallas, and he was beloved by family and friends. The family would like to sincerely thank his friends, Carlo Barone, George Tometich, John McCall, Victor Taylor and Larry Singleton; as well as his colleagues and boss, Rob Schweizer, who all gave very special attention to Brent during his stay in the hospital.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest R. Larmer. He is survived by his mother, Joan Williams and husband, Jim; twin brother, Seth R. Larmer and his wife, Kathy; brother, Jay Williams and wife, Angel; sisters, Jamie Clapa and husband, John, Jodi Devlin and husband, Brendan, and Jeana Rudolph and husband, Doug; and many nieces and nephews.

Services were held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Agape Baptist Church in Fort Worth, and interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, friends may honor his memory with a gift to a charity of choice.



Carl E. Schmitt, 63, passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2013, at St. Paul Hospital in Dallas from complications of cancer.

Carl was born Dec. 20, 1949, in Ohio. He had lived in Dallas for 30 years and worked part time at Lowe’s as a kitchen designer.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Wilma Jean, and father, Edward Schmitt.

He is survived by his partner, Dex Crawford of Dallas; and friends, Sandee Lowe, Tim Myrick, Stanley Guy, Lee Rodger and Richard Gower, all of Dallas.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at the Episcopal Church of St. Thomas the Apostle. 6225 Inwood Road, Dallas.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 11, 2013.