Baseball

Dallas Womack

November 23, 1927 ~ November 3, 2019 (age 91)

Obituary

HAMILTON - Dallas Womack, 91, passed away November 3, 2019 at home. He was born in Guy, Arkansas on November 23, 1927 to Buhl and Ada Womack. He graduated from Guy-Perkins High School, the only boy in a class of 9.

He played baseball from a young age and at 19 was drafted by the Milwaukee Braves organization to play 1st base. He played for Milwaukee in the very first televised night Major League Baseball game. He played for several of their farm clubs and continued to enjoy watching baseball for the rest of his life. His baseball career was paused when he was drafted into the Army to serve 2 years during The Korean War. He reached the rank of Master Sargent and earned a Purple Heart & Bronze Star.

He returned to the States and continued his baseball career. He played professionally for 10 years with AAA teams across the country, finally landing in Missoula, Montana with the Missoula Timberjacks. Here he met the love of his life Mary Rissmann. They were married in 1956 and celebrated 63 years of marriage October 20, 2019.

They were blessed with 4 beautiful daughters, Sheree (Dave) Algie, Becky (Scott) Street, Terri (Scott) Mildenberger, and Tracy Womack; 6 grandchildren, Tiffany, Stephanie, Ryan, Kristopher, Autumn, Melodee, and Justin; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Wilma Hartwick; grandson, Kristopher Algie; granddaughter, Autumn Algie; nephew, Donnie Hartwick; and twin great-grandbabies, Arabella and Airyn Giacomino.

He was owner in Hamilton of Bruce’s Bar, Jack’s Bar, and the Ponderosa. He was a tavern owner for almost 50 years.

Golf was his passion in later years. He was a member of the Hamilton Golf Club and was proud to have been a club champion.

There will be a remembrance for friends and family in summer of 2020 to be announced later.  Condolences may be left for the family at www.dalyleachchapel.com.   

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