EDMUND "DOC" DARILEK
Doc bought this farm back in 1946 and started the orchard in 1958. One of four boys, all of whom became dentists, Doc worked hard to provide for his family and to further the pecan industry in Seguin, Texas. in 1962 he unveiled the world’s largest pecan, made from concrete and plaster, in front of the Seguin courthouse. It remains there to this day. Doc passed away in 1992 and left his business in the hands of his son-in-law, Gary Rainwater and his grandsons Mark and Chad Walls.