Category: "Obituaries"

James McCurdy Patton, Jr. – 12-26-1927 – 11-18-2014

I’ve had such a great life that I decided to skip a step and write my own obituary. Born in Lockhart, Texas in 1927, I pursued a lifelong dream of flight, first just dreaming, then doing – first in high school when I learned to fly, then as a U.S. Naval aviator for six years […]

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James Baker

James Earl Baker, of Lockhart, was born in Quanah, Texas, on Nov. 9, 1949 to Franklin Foy and Martha Lou (Wofford) Baker.  He graduated from Chillicothe High School and Tarleton State University (‘71).  He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, James Easley and Myrtle Baker, William Earl and Mary Jane Wofford, and aunt, […]

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Felton Freeman

Felton Freeman took no time to say farewell, goodbye or see you later. He heard the Lord call his name and went to his reward. Felton Freeman, 78, passed away suddenly at home on Dec. 1, 2014. Born Feb. 10, 1936 to Mr. Claude Freeman and Mrs. Hazel Spruell Freeman, who preceded him in death. […]

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Constance Fogle

Constance Ann Fogle passed away peacefully in Austin, Texas, on Dec. 8, 2014, at the age of 92 years. Constance was born in Lockhart, July 19, 1922 to Vincent A. and Frances Cecilia Bankowski Bienek. She is survived by her son Jimmie and wife, Linda, of Lockhart; grandchildren, Douglas D. Fogle and Dwaine D. Fogle; […]

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Charlie Eusebio Casanova, Jr.

Charlie Eusebio Casanova, Jr., 47, passed away in Luling, Texas, on Dec. 4, 2014. He was born in Lockhart on Oct. 14, 1967, to Eusebio Casanova, Sr., and Helen Zuniga Casanova. On April 27, 1998, Mr. Casanova married his wife, Jo Ann Casanova, in Luling. He was preceded in death by his father. He is […]

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Armando Zapata

Mr. Armando Zapata, 65, of Lockhart, passed away Nov. 23, 2014. He was born on Jan. 23, 1949. Mr. Zapata is survived by his daughter, Connie Zapata and Felipe Ramirez; sons, Edward Zapata and wife, Elizabeth Pastrano Zapata, Armando Zapata, Jr., and Paul Zapata and wife, Rebecca Zapata, all of Lockhart; three sisters, two brothers, […]

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John Schick

John A. Schick, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed from this earth on Nov. 28, 2014, while surrounded by loving family and friends. John was born on May 29, 1950 in Santa Fe, N.M. and spent most of his younger life growing up in Seattle, Wash. He graduated from Chief Sealth High School […]

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Roy N. Champagne

Roy Noah Champagne, 54, of Fentress, Texas, died unexpectedly of an anuerism, on Oct. 19, 2014. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Grady Marie Cook Champagne and Roy Noah Champagne, Sr. Following high school graduation, Roy earned a bachelors’ degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a masters’ degree from […]

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JD Clendennen

JD Clendennen, of Lytton Springs, passed away on Nov. 22, 2014. He was born on Oct. 15, 1928, and named James Donald; he was also called Cotton, Brother, Daddy and Papa. JD was born at home in Lytton Springs and attended schools in Lytton Springs, Lockhart and Luling. He later earned his degree from Southwest […]

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Jessie Phillip Daniel, III

On Nov. 16, 2014, God called home an always faithful soldier and family man, Jessie Phillip “Phil” Daniel, III. Phil was born on Oct. 11, 1934 in Kilgore, Texas to Jessie Phillip “JP” Daniel, Jr and Mildred “Gracie” Ford Daniel. The son of a bulldozer operator and all around roughneck and a housekeeper, he was […]

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