Deaths • 04-11-14

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 9:15am

Kenneth “Drew” Haynes was born on May 5, 1958, in Amarillo, Texas, and passed away on Tuesday evening, April 8, at St. Paul University Hospital where he was diagnosed with liver cancer. Drew was surrounded by many of his loved ones. His passing was peaceful. He is survived by his partner of 8 1/2 years, [...]

Death • 03-21-14

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 10:40am

Duane Arthur De Young, 56, died Feb. 28 in Dallas and was buried March 8 in Castlewood, S.D. He was born in Watertown, S.D., and grew up in Hamlin County where he graduated from Hamlin High School in 1975. He attended Dakota State University in Madison and transferred to Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, [...]

Deaths • 03-07-14

Posted on 07 Mar 2014 at 8:45am

Long Vu, 44, owner of Hollywood Nails & Spas, including a location on Oak Lawn Avenue, died on March 1. He was born in Vietnam to a U.S. military father and a Vietnamese mother and raised in many different foster homes. He came to the United States in 1990 through a special program for Vietnamese [...]

Death • 01-31-14

Posted on 31 Jan 2014 at 8:55am

Douglas “Doug” Alan Bench, 58, was born Jan. 14, 1956, in Victoria, Texas, and passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21 in Dallas after a six-year battle with kidney cancer. He is survived by his life partner of 14 and a half years, Robert Shaddock; father Vernon Bench Sr.; brother Vernon Bench Jr. and wife Judy; [...]

Deaths • 01-24-14

Posted on 24 Jan 2014 at 8:05am

Robert “Robby” Wade Holmes, 40, was born March 8, 1973, in Garland and passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, in Dallas after a monthlong battle with pneumonia. He is survived by his life partner of 14 years, Larry Simmons; parents, Robert “Reb” and Deborah Holmes; older sister, Carrie Bullock and husband Mark; younger sister, Missy Whittington; [...]

Death • 01-10-14

Posted on 10 Jan 2014 at 8:05am

Richard James Walton, 42, died Jan. 5 after a sudden illness. He was a hair stylist. He worked at Renew Beauty Salon and Spa in NorthPark and most recently at Halcyon Days Salon and Spa at Neiman Marcus. He started his career with Jose Eber where he was considered one of the top stylists in [...]

Death • 12-13-13

Posted on 13 Dec 2013 at 8:45am

Kenneth Phillip Rowell, 69, died at his home in Dallas on Dec. 6. He worked for Southwest Airlines for 34 years and was one of the company’s first 700 employees. He  retired in 2011. After graduating from Sam Houston College, he taught art in public schools. He and his partner, Brian Giglio, were together 19 [...]

Deaths • 10.11.13

Posted on 11 Oct 2013 at 11:00am

William Robert DeBrucque, 84, passed away peacefully on Oct. 3  with loved ones present. He was predeceased in death by his brother, Phillip DeBrucque  Jr.  He is survived his longtime partner, Robert Stewart; daughters, Valerie Freund and spouse Charles, and Natalie Ozier, all of Texas; siblings, Marilyn Vale, Alene Hampton, both of Texas, and Winifred [...]

Death • 09-13-13

Posted on 13 Sep 2013 at 1:05pm

Virgil Wallis, 58, a longtime resident of Dallas and recently of Atlanta, died Sept. 5 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., after an extended illness. A funeral service was held on Sept. 9 at Valley View Church of Christ in Jonesboro. Virgil will be greatly missed and wonderfully remembered. Virgil was preceded in [...]

Deaths • 08-02-13

Posted on 02 Aug 2013 at 10:30am

Angel Ivan Rodriguez, 40, died July 28, 2013, at Legacy Founders Cottage in Dallas. Angel was born Aug. 9, 1972, and graduated from Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas. He lived in Dallas for the last 23 years. He worked as assistant director of logistics at Stevens Transport. He leaves behind many friends and family [...]