Category: "Obituaries"

Homer J. Crader

Early morning on Wednesday August 26, 2015 Homer Jacob Crader (Boatswain Mate First Class) was promoted to glory at Seton Medical Center Hays in Kyle, Texas, supported by his family. Homer was born on November 6, 1940 in Lutesville, Mo. He is the second of six kids born to Cecil and Lola Crader. Homer was […]

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James Beck

James Merritt Beck, 72, died Aug. 31, 2015. He was born June 30, 1943 in Riverside, Calif., with the name Orville Merritt Borden. James retired as a Sergeant for the Austin Police Department after 28 years of service. He then continued his law enforcement career working as a police officer for the Lockhart Police Department […]

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Gerald “Jerry” Pelletier

Gerald “Jerry” Adrian Pelletier, 55, of Lockhart left us unexpectedly on Aug. 24, 2015, in his home. Jerry was born in Lancaster, Calif., on June 20, 1960, the youngest son of Richard and Pierrette Pelletier. Jerry Served in the United States Navy from 1982 until he was honorably discharged on April 27, 1986. He was […]

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Donald K. Hodge

MSgt. Donald K. Hodge, USAF (Ret.), of Dale, Texas, passed away in Austin on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at the age of 77. Donald was born on Feb. 4, 1938, to the late Cecil and Ardis Cummings Hodge in Mound, Texas. He attended school in Gatesville graduating in 1956. After high school he attended Baylor […]

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Trinidad Villegas

Trinidad Villegas of Lockhart, Texas, who born in Fentress, Texas, to Saturnino and Evarista Villegas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at the age of 76. Trinidad is survived by his wife of 56 years, Audelia S. Villegas; sons, Abraham Villegas and Roy (Monica) Villegas; daughter, Erica Villegas; and son-in-law, Daniel Soliz, all […]

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Lillian Starr

Lillian Olga Starr, 83, of Red Rock, Texas, passed away on Aug. 25, 2015. She was born on Dec. 21, 1931, in San Antonio, Texas to Henry William and Elsie Caroline Uecker. Family will receive friends at McCurdy Funeral Home, from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Funeral services will be at […]

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Geraldine Smith

Geraldine “Jenny” Smith, 69, of Buda, went to be with her heavenly Father on Aug. 20, 2015. Jenny was a woman of strength, courage and faith and fought through many battles. She devoted her life to her family with the purest love. She taught us all how to love without condition, to always forgive, to […]

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Reginald Skaggs

Reginald Skaggs passed away in his home in Dale, Texas on Aug. 21, 2015 at age 79. He was born in Lockhart, Texas on Sept. 30, 1935. He grew up in Lockhart and Martindale where he graduated high school in 1955. He was inducted in the US Army in 1958 and served in the infantry […]

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Wesley Hill

Wesley Lee Hill was born to the parentage of Tillman Lee Hill, Sr. and Gussie Lee Branch Hill on Feb. 11, 1959, in Lockhart, Texas. He graduated from San Marcos High School in 1975 and attended Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Wesley was preceded in death by his mother, Gussie Lee Hill; his […]

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John Grogan

John Austin Grogan, 60, of Niederwald, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Christopher House in Austin, Texas. John was born on Nov. 30, 1954 at Chateauroux, France, to Lamont Calvert and Catherine Higgins Grogan.   John was a Licensed Nurse and had been a Corpsman in the United States Navy.   He worked for […]

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