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 [...]

Death • 07-19-13

Posted on 19 Jul 2013 at 11:00am

Chris Thein, 66, passed away July 8, 2013, in his Dallas home from natural causes. He was born Dec. 25, 1946, in Oklahoma City. He attended Moore High School and studied at Texas Christian University. Chris was prominent in the beauty salon business. He was passionate about service work having volunteered his time at Resource [...]

Death • 04.26.13

Posted on 26 Apr 2013 at 11:30am

Donald Wayne Cottingame, 75, passed away at his home in Dallas on Monday, April 22, 2013. Don received his undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University in 1960 and his master’s degree from Harvard Business School in 1964. He was the founder of the Cottingame Co., which provided business consulting services for more than 40 years. [...]

Deaths • 04.05.13

Posted on 05 Apr 2013 at 11:15am

Charles Thurmond Cole, 63, passed away at his home in Dallas on Friday, March 29, 2013. Charles received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in 1971 and his Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law in 1973. After practicing civil and criminal law in Texas, Charles became a hearing judge for the Workman’s Compensation [...]

Deaths • 03-29-13

Posted on 29 Mar 2013 at 10:45am

Michael A. “Grandma” Sykes, 63, passed away unexpectedly in his Oak Cliff home on Tuesday, March 26. Michael was born on Dec. 27, 1949, in Canyon, Texas. He was an avid reader and antique and art collector who loved good food, music, movies, jewelry, needlepoint and his beloved dogs. Michael was a founding member of [...]