William Henry Tillison, 35, passed away Wednesday, July 29. He was born Aug. 29, 1979 to Pamela Campbell. Tillison is survived by his grandmother, Doris Manuel of Aransas Pass; one brother, Josh Issack Campbell of Rockport; two sisters, Winnie Dodds of Aransas Pass and Katherine Davis of Rockport.
James Doolittle Simmons, 70, passed away Sunday, July 26 in Corpus Christi. He was born February 7, 1945 in Sherwood. He was a former resident of Aransas Pass.
Willie Ruth Smith, 87, of Rockport passed away Tuesday, July 28. She was born Jan. 28, 1928 in Greenville, MS.
Alys Marie Parks, 67, passed away Monday, July 27. She was born September 17, 1947 in Wichita, KS. She was a resident of Rockport for about 10 years.
Leonard W. Lauterbach, 39, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Aransas Pass. Lauterbach was born June 17, 1976 in Taft.
Jo Ann Shedden, 84, passed away July 23. She was born Nov. 2, 1930 in Coxs Mills, WV.
William “Guy” Lee, 52, passed away July 21. He was born June 5, 1963 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Roy Dale Knostman, 65, passed away July 22, in Rockport. He was born in 1949.
Juan Jose Hernandez Sr, 72, passed away July 26. He was born May 11, 1943.
Claribel “Clare” L. Wadsworth was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma on August 8, 1922. She and her husband Dallas retired in 1985 to Rockport, Texas where she became an avid golfer. She passed away in Dallas, Texas on July 23, 2015.
Robert “Bob” H. Shoemaker, also known as “Shoe,” passed away peacefully at the age of 69 on the evening of July 3, 2015 with his wife Rosemary, son Robert Lee, and AIM Hospice by his side at Rockport Coastal Care Center in Rockport, Texas. After being cancer-free for nine months, he succumbed to the side effects of radiation.
If you could measure the value of a man’s walk on earth by the love that surrounds him as he takes his last breath, then it could be said of Dr. William Lewis Marr, III that his was one worth more than gold.
Dean Everitt, 62, passed away July 13. He was born July 13, 1953 in Orange. Everitt was a long time resident of Ingleside. He is preceded in death by one sister, Marjorie Everitt Helms.
Gary W. Johnson passed away on July 22, 2015 at the age of 75 years young. He was the picture of health when he died suddenly of a lung illness that took his last breath. Gary lived life to the fullest every day. Gary was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 27, 1939 to Gordon and Betty Johnson (both deceased). He attended St. Johns University.
James E. Albright, M.D., age 85, passed away July 21, 2015, in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born to Helen and Edward Albright in Toledo, Ohio. After moving to New Braunfels, Texas with his family, Jim graduated from St. Edward’s University of Austin, Texas, in 1951, and Southwestern Medical School in Dallas in 1955. Jim met Patricia Carmody, the mother of his five children, and wife of 46 years, and they married in 1953. After losing Patricia in 1999, Jim was once again blessed with love when he married Jean Sharp Price Barth.
Felipa Martinez Sifuentes, 95, passed away July 18. She was born Sept. 25, 1919 in Taft.
Kenneth Ray Hagan of Uvalde, TX passed away on July 12, 2015 in San Antonio, TX at the age of 80. He was born on December 4, 1934 in Yoakum, TX to Carl Otis Hagan and Willie Mae Kahanek Hagan.
Phyllis Legner, 82, passed away July 15, 2015 at home in Normal, Illinois She was born December 6, 1933.
Lori Ann Fox passed away peacefully in her sleep Tuesday July 14th at age 53. She was born August 3rd 1961 in Bartlesville, OK.
Charles Davis Heath, 63, passed away July 13. He was born Dec. 15, 1951 in Aransas Pass.
Ava Leon Longeway, 83, of Cameron, died Friday, July 10, 2015 at his home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 15 at the Rockport Cemetery in Rockport, Texas.
John Edward Shetters, Jr., 24, passed away June 29. He was born Sept. 28, 1990 in Aransas Pass.
Opal M. Sims, 88, of Rockport, passed away July 8. She was 88 years old. She was born March 26, 1927 in Rossville, TX. to Raymond and Myrtle Jennings.
Debbie Fulcher passed away July 7, 2015 at her home in Rockport, Texas. Born November 27, 1962 in Houston, Texas, Debbie attended Spring Branch High School prior to graduating from Sam Houston State University with a degree in accounting.
Betty Lue Hamilton of Rockport, Texas, passed away early Tuesday, July 7, peacefully at home surrounded by family after an extended illness at the age of 80. She was born in Corpus Christi on August 4, 1934. She is preceded in death by her parents, Dolly and Esom Sexton.
Andrea Lynn Jones-Mitchell, 30, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015. She was born Sept. 30, 1984 in Houston.
Pedro Pasqual Guzman, 76, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015 in Rockport. He was born Oct. 23, 1938 in Rockport. He was a lifetime resident of Rockport and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Sandra Ellen Allds, 55, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Fulton. She was born Dec. 11, 1959 in San Diego, CA.
Sandra Patricia Merrell, 71, passed away July 1, 2015. She was born July 19, 1943 in Monroe, LA.
Inocencio Cruz, 93, passed away July 4, 2015 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born December 28, 1921 in Hungerford, Texas to Lazaro Cruz and Refugia Salazar Cruz. He served in the US Army during WWII and received several decorations to include: American Theater Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, EAME Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Stars and Good Conduct Medal. He was a longtime resident of Rockport, a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and retired from Rockport Yacht and Supply/RYSCO. Inocencio married Gertrude De Los Santos December 15, 1946, they were married 65 years.
Michael Alan Horton, 58 of Rockport, passed away on July 2, 2015. He was born in El Campo on August 21, 1956 to the late Norman Eugene Horton, Sr . and Joyce Jensen Horton. He was a self employed painter.
Cory Joe Wright, 37, passed away July 2, 2015. He was born August 9, 1977 in Aransas Pass, Texas to Patsy Sue Dodd Wright and the late Joe David Wright.
Patricia J. Young, 80, passed away, Monday, June 29, 2015. She was born June 18, 1935 in Kerrville.
Keith Alan Manning of Waco passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. His memorial service will be 1:30 p.m., Thursday, July 9, at Central Presbyterian Church, 9191 Woodway Dr, Waco, TX.
Henry Wildfang, 99, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015. He was born May 17, 1916 in Bismarck, ND. He proudly served as a pilot during his military career in the U.S. Marines.
Mary Elizabeth Duer, 97, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015. She was born March 17, 1918 in Helena, AR.
Johnny Harold James, 57, passed away June 26, 2015. He was born November 4, 1957 in Germany to Jesse and Polly James.
Ada Marie Falk, 92, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015. She was born April 19, 1923. She was a member of the Eastern Star Rockport Chapter 479 and a past Worthy Matron.
Wilma Leone Anderson, 77, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015. She was born Feb. 4, 1938 in Baudett Village, MN.
Theresa “Terry” Garvey, 67, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015. She was born June 20, 1947. She had been a resident of Rockport for the past 20 years,
Beverly June Morgan Lewis was born on December 26, 1958 in Rockport, TX, to parents Samuel and Lillian Morgan. Beverly gave her life to Christ at an early age at Greater First Baptist Church in Rockport, TX (now known as St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church). Beverly was an incredibly loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. Beverly passed away on June 20, 2015, at home surrounded by family and friends. At the time of her death, she resided in Austin, TX, where she continued to touch the lives and hearts of many. Beverly will always be remembered as an inspirational and loving individual, who always made sure that her loved ones were happy and taken care of. She will be missed deeply.
Marvin Ray Clark died June 22, 2015 at Oak Crest Nursing Center in Rockport, Texas. He was the oldest son of Amasa Clark, Jr. and Maudie Odesa (Chapman) Clark, born December 24, 1923 in Bandera, Texas. He was the great grandson of Amasa Clark, a Texas Pioneer in Bandera County and the first permanent settler of Bandera. Some of his fondest memories of his childhood were rope swings and swimming in the Bandera River or properly called Medina River. He enlisted in the Navy Reserve for a period of two years on November 17, 1942 and shipped out on the USS Ward APD 16 on February 6, 1943. On December 7, 1944 the USS Ward was sunk by kamikaze. Marvin proudly served 10 years of Naval Service during WWII and Korea, yet in his time of need, the VA informed his wife he had no benefits. After his Naval Service he became a welder and his welding career was mostly in the Carbon Black in Aransas Pass and South Texas oil fields. He loved boats and fishing and when he no longer owned a boat, he still delighted in fried red fish, fresh tomatoes and watermelon.
Sarah Singleterry, 46, passed away June 17, 2015. She was born August 9, 1968 in Aransas Pass, Texas.
Jesús Moroles of Rockport, Texas and, truly, a beloved citizen of the world passed away June 15, 2015. Services will be under the direction of Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Rockport along with information On www.moroles.com
Jerry Eugene Jones, 70 of Houston, passed away April 16, 2015. He was born Oct. 31, 1944 in Sugarland. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in 1970.
Cathy L. Stiles Gaskin, 81, of Dayton, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015. She was born Nov. 2, 1933 in Indiana, PA.
Lloyd Pressley Zowarka, 96, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015. He was born July 19, 1918 in Runge. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and the American Legion.
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