Death • 03.30.12

Posted on 29 Mar 2012 at 7:41pm

Lucas James Spickard was sent from God and welcomed into this world on Sept. 12, 1975, in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Spickard returned to God on March 11, 2012, at the age of 36 in Dallas. He is deeply mourned by his family and the many friends that loved him. Spickard is survived by his mother, [...]

Deaths • 03.16.12

Posted on 15 Mar 2012 at 5:00pm

Louis Paul Mora, born Feb. 22, 1964,  passed away Feb. 29, 2012, in Dallas. Louis lived and worked in the Oak Lawn area  for many, many years. He worked at Hunky’s, as well as other restaurants in the gay community. Louis lost his long, hard-fought battle with addiction alongside his brother Michael Mora. Our friend, [...]

Death • 03.09.12

Posted on 08 Mar 2012 at 7:04pm

Carol J. Wells, 81, died March 5, 2012. Wells was well known in the community for her tireless fundraising efforts for the Oak Lawn Library Friends and was a recipient of the A.C. Greene award. For more than 30 years, she clothed many of Dallas’ children first when she owned Happiness Is in the Quadrangle [...]

Deaths • 03.02.12

Posted on 01 Mar 2012 at 6:54pm

Lloyd Button, 57, of Irving and Henderson, Nev., formerly of Freehold, N.J., and Middlesex, N.Y., died Feb. 19 in Irving. For the past five years, he worked for Citigroup in Irving as a senior technical analyst and was previously vice president of technology for Merrill Lynch for 16 years in Jersey City. Button had a [...]

Deaths • 02.10.12

Posted on 09 Feb 2012 at 6:59pm

Wade Petrik, 52, aka “Dixie Normous” of Dallas died peacefully at his home on Newton Avenue in Oak Lawn on Feb. 3, 2012. Petrik was born Sept. 8, 1959 in Burlington, N.J., to Marianne and Bill Petrik. He grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas. He loved his co-workers at Kroger on Cedar Springs, where Wade [...]

Death • 02.03.12

Posted on 02 Feb 2012 at 5:01pm

Philip Wayne, 84, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21 at Medical City Dallas Hospital.  His heart gave out after a bout with pneumonia. Wayne was born in Canada on March 16, 1927. He came to the U.S. as a young man. He worked and lived in New York City for a time. He served in [...]

Deaths • 01.13.12

Posted on 12 Jan 2012 at 5:07pm

Deaths Perry “Bubba” Henderson, 46, died Jan. 2 in Mesquite, where he had lived most of his life. Born March 13, 1965, in Tyler to Perry Lee and Vassie D. (Owens) Henderson, he was known as a gentle bear of a man with a kind and generous heart. He did volunteer work for Bryan’s House, [...]

Death • 12.09.11

Posted on 08 Dec 2011 at 8:09pm

Deaths Leon Bidez Catlett III, 40, of Little Rock, Ark., died Nov. 29 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Dallas. A friend to many and a dedicated volunteer to numerous organizations, Catlett devoted the last four years of his life to the service of others. Known for the ever-present smile on his face, he treasured his [...]

Deaths • 11.04.11

Posted on 03 Nov 2011 at 6:22pm

John “Spanke” Studer was born in Beattie, Kansas on April 10, 1955 to Ted and Margaret Studer, and died peacefully at his home on Oct. 31, at the age of 56. Studer was an active member of the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas, volunteering his services as a docent as well as in the church’s [...]

Deaths • 10.28.11

Posted on 27 Oct 2011 at 7:25pm

Retired USNR Cmdr. James Harold Smith, 85, of Dallas died peacefully on Oct. 7 at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas Smith served 22 years in the U.S. Navy, then retired as chief of purchasing policy after 20 years working at the headquarters of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service Purchasing Policy Directorate. He counted among [...]