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 [...]

Deaths 10.21.11

Posted on 20 Oct 2011 at 7:59pm

Cody Preston, 36, died of pneumonia on Oct. 9 at Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He was born March 24, 1975, in Sacramento, Calif., and attended Elk Grove High School. He had lived in the Dallas area for the past five years. He worked as a parts and service manager for B&L RV Center in Sacramento from [...]

Deaths • 10.14.11

Posted on 13 Oct 2011 at 5:48pm

Harry Wayne Dalton, 57, of Dallas died Oct. 6. He was born in Richmond, Va., on Aug. 6, 1954, to Zelica “Ann” Smith Dalton and Lewis Clyde Dalton Jr., and was a long-time resident of Arlington, Va., where he worked for Sprint Communications. He moved to Texas in 1996 and became an active member and [...]

Death • 09.30.11

Posted on 29 Sep 2011 at 9:19pm

Wendy Churitch, 55, died suddenly at her home in Irving early Thursday morning, Sept. 29. Churitch was born July 26, 1956, and grew up in Chicago. She moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in 1980. She was known and much loved for her eccentric and ever-present sense of humor, her love of pranks and practical [...]

Deaths

Posted on 22 Sep 2011 at 6:56pm

William Troy Sands, 48, died in his home in Oak Cliff on Sept. 18. His partner of 12 years, E. Morgan Millican III, and their dog iPod were at his side. Sands was raised in West Palm Beach, Fla. In high school, he was involved in track and field and wrestling and was a member [...]