Cover photo for Dwight Cleveland's Obituary
Dwight Cleveland Profile Photo
1956 Dwight 2023

Dwight Cleveland

May 23, 1956 — July 31, 2023

Emblem

 

Life Reflections of Dwight Cleveland

Dwight Cleveland was born May 23, 1956, to the parentage of Johnnie Cleveland and Julia Faye Williams-Cleveland in Lindale, Texas.  He attended McFarland Elementary School and Tyler ISD.  


He enlisted in the United State Army in 1974 where he completed his high school GED.  He was Honorable Discharged from the military in 1977.  After his military service he was employed at the Trane Company and International Paper, before finding his niche as an oilfield truck driver for several years traveling throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and New Mexico.

 He spent his retirement years with his loving wife, children, grandchildren, family, and close friends. He enjoyed various activities that included:  watching sports, barbequing, and buying lottery tickets.  He was a stickler about “an empty trash can”, never wanting trash to accumulate he made sure it never over-flowed.  He loved country music, and his favorite artists were George Strait, Carrie Underwood, and Darrius Rucker to name a few.  He hated dirty cars and took great pride in always having a “clean ride”.

 
Dwight was preceded in death by his parents, grandmother Lois Williams and brother Earl Keith Cleveland.

 
Those left to cherish his memory:  his loving wife, Carol McCalla-Cleveland; son, Lavarro (Amanda) Lincoln, White Oak; stepdaughter Toni (Royce) Kennedy and stepson Andrew McCalla, Mineola.  Brothers, Jessie Wayne Williams and Johnnie Cleveland, Jr., Tyler; Sisters, Verna Jean Duncan, Lewisville; Lois Fay Smith, Dallas, Texas; Edythe Maria Timmons, Longview; Frances Loretta Wright, Dallas; Martha Jo (Joel) Stephens, Longview.  Grandchildren, Layton Lincoln and Ariyana Lincoln, White Oak; step-grandchildren, Jada Harper, Jaylon Harper and Jamarcus Kennedy, Mineola; step-great grandson , Kylan Harper, Mineola.  Aunt, Mary Smith, Gladewater and Uncle, Arthur Williams, Seattle.  Also left to cherish his memories are a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dwight Cleveland, please visit our flower store.
Dwight Cleveland -2.pdf
Open

Service Schedule

Past Services

Viewing

Friday, August 4, 2023

2:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, August 5, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

304 S. Stone St., Mineola, TX 75773

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Repast

Saturday, August 5, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Addie E. McFarland Center

708 Stone Street, Mineola, TX 75773

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 500

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree