Brothers and Sisters:

We are saddened to report the loss of the following members and/or their family members. We extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to their families.

Brother Michael A. Lazarus

passed away. A memorial service celebrating Mike’s life will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Clearpoint Church at 10:00am. Clearpoint Church is located on 5151 E. Sam Houston Pkwy S. in Pasadena, TX. 77505. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly request donations to be made in the name and honor of Mike Lazarus to: The Wheelhouse at thewheelhouse.org.

Retired Brother Harris L. Sinclair

passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022. A memorial service will be held on August 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home located on 1344 W. Grand Parkway South in Katy, Texas 77494.

Retired Brother George L. Adkins

passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.

Francisco Ramirez Sr.

Father of Brother Frank Ramirez Jr. Passed away Sunday, July 17, 2022. Funeral services will be held in McAllen, TX. The viewing and visitation will be held on Thursday July 21, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Ceballos Funeral Home located at 1023 N. 23rd St. McAllen, TX. 78501. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday July 22, 2022 at 10:00 am at the St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church of McAllen. With the Burial to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Maurene Mason Woolverton

Mother-in-law of Brother Sidney K. Gary, Grandmother of Brother Cory Gary, Brother Joseph Gary and Jason Gary. Passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022. There will be a graveside Birthday Celebration on June 27, 2022 at Rosewood Cemetery, 2602 South Houston Ave., Humble, TX 77396, starting at 10:00am following with a Celebration of life to be held at the residence of Cory Gary.

 

Brother Thomas W. Stallone

son of Brother Jimmie M. Stallones JR., passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022. Visitation for family and friends will begin on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, beginning at 9am with a graveside service to follow in Brookside Memorial at 10am. Brookside Funeral Home, 13747 Eastex Freeway Houston, TX 77039.

Charles Euthane Rogers

brother of Brother Scot D. Rogers passed away on Tuesday May 24, 2022.

Retired Brother Sam T. Jackson

passed away on Sunday, February 06, 2022.

Retired Brother Kent R. Parsons

passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022. Services will be held on Friday, July ,01 2022 at Earthman Resthaven, located on 13102 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77060. Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Family also asks guests to wear Astros shirts or jerseys.

Retired Brother Raymond D. Forehand

passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

Retired Brother James H. Smith Sr.

passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Funeral services have been held.

Retired Brother Robert J. Ratterman

passed away on Friday, March 11, 2022. No funeral services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Richard C. Gauthier

passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022. No funeral services reported at this time.

Barbara Beene Davis

Mother of Sister Lynn Renne Brasher, Mother of Deceased Brother Elvin Ray Brasher, Daughter of Deceased Brother Elvin Clayton Beene. Passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Services will be held on Tuesday May 10, 2022, at SouthPark Funeral Home located on 1310 North Main Street in Pearland, TX 77581. Visitation will be from 12:30pm-1:30p in the SouthPark Chapel and the Graveside services will be from 2:00pm-3:00pm at the SouthPark Cemetery.

Retired Brother Joe T. Craig Jr.

passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022.

Retired Brother Joe A. Mata

passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022. Services have been held.

Retired Brother Homer G. Cook

passed away on Friday, March 18, 2022. No funeral service reported.

Brother Derrick W. McDaniel

passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2022. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022 at South Main Baptist Church, located on 4300 E. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Pasadena, TX 77505. Viewing will begin at 2 p.m., Service at 3 p.m. to follow.

Retired Brother Jerry D. Thorne

passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021.

Brother Brian S. Schwarze

passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Cashner Funeral Home, located on 801 Teas Rd., Conroe, TX 77303. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 10:00am in Cashner Colonial Chapel with burial following in Garden Park Cemetery at the same address.

Retired Brother Gerald B. Vice

passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022. No funeral services reported at this time.

Brother Steven C. Bryant

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passed away on Saturday, March 05, 2022. Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Located at Brookside Funeral Home on 13747 Eastex Freeway Houston, TX 77039.

Retired Brother Thomas W. Wharton

passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021. Funeral services have been held.

Arlene Alvarez

daughter of Brother Armando Alvarez, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2022. Services will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Located at Grace Church Houston 14505 Gulf FWY, Houston, TX 77034. Funeral Service at 1:00pm. Brother Armando, words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. Please know that you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brother Michael D. Reed

passed away on Monday, January 14, 2022. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 10:30 a.m., located at Hope City Church in The Woodlands on 1540 Sawdust Rd. The Woodlands, TX 77380. Followed by a short graveside service at 1:00 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home and Garden Park Cemetery located on 801 Teas Rd. Conroe, TX 77303.

Retired Brother John W. Groden

passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019.

Retired Brother G.A. Myrick

passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022. Celebration of Life and Final Military Honors will be held on Saturday, February 19, 2022. Located at Hillier of Bryan on 2301 East 29th Street, Bryan, TX 77802 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. Reception and Fellowship to follow from 2:00pm – 4:00pm, same location.

Brother Gonzalo J. Gaitan

passed away on Saturday, February 05, 2022. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Emmett D. Doyle

passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Funeral services have been held.

Retired Brother L. E. Murry

passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021.

Ruth Picazo

Wife of Retired Brother Daniel Picazo and Mother of Brother Duane Picazo passed away on Wednesday January 26, 2022.

Dorothy Jean Johnson-Berry

Mother of Brother Robert A. Berry passed away. The Homecoming Celebration will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Ross Mortuary (3618 Lyons Avenue Houston, TX.) The visitation is from 10am – 12pm Noon. Funeral is at 12pm noon. The Burial will be held Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 10:30 am sharp at the Houston National VA Cemetery 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston, TX. 77038.

Retired Brother Nathan R. Crisp

passed away on Wednesday January 5, 2022.

Retired Brother William F. Oglesbee

passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother James S. Bush

passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Aubrey A. Johnson

passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021.

Retired Brother Wadeen Sullivan

passed away on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Family has already held funeral services.

Retired Brother John William Berry

passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022. No funeral services provided at this time.

Brother Jose G. Martinez

passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021. No funeral services provided at this time.

Brother James J. Thomas

passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Retired Brother Homer C. Smith

passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021.

Retired Brother Jim A. Williams

passed away on Thursday, December 02, 2021. No funeral services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Donald H. Leatherwood

passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018.

Xavier Wyatt

son of Brother Ronald Wyatt, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11:00 am, located at Friendship Community Bible Church on 420 Wood St. Sugarland, TX 77498.

Brother John A. Smith

passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 11:00 am, located at Wingate Funeral Home on 14630 White Heather Dr., Houston, TX 77045.

Executive Board Member Brother Terry L. Neal


passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021. Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm, located at South Park Funeral Home on 1310 N. Main St., Pearland, TX 77581.

Retired Brother Thomas V. Anderson

passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

Brother Rolando Vasquez

passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, located at Santana Funeral Home on 5352 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77007.

Retired Brother Roger Ramos Jr.

passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 At 10:00 am, located at Jeter Funeral Home on 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546

Cathy Lovelace

wife of Retired Brother Richard M. Lovelace, passed away on Wednesday, November 03, 2021. Family will be holding a private ceremony.

Brother Joe A. Massey

passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 05, 2021 at 11:00 am, located at Emken-Linton Funeral Home on 5100 Emmett Flowery Expy, Texas City, TX 77591.

Retired Brother Sidney R. Lehman

passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Cecilia Gastmyer

mother of Brother Robert Gastmyer, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Services will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:00 am, located at St. Anne Catholic Church

Retired Sister Kathy Sult

passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Services will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 11:00 am, located at Prairie Lea Cemetery on Prairie Lea St., Brenham, TX 77833

Retired Brother Benjamin P. Fowler

passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Brother Loren T. Briskin

passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Brother William K. Hale

passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Kenneth W. Foley

passed away on Sunday, June 06, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Brother James R. Parker

passed away on Wednesday, October 06, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Kenneth W. Cudd

passed away on Saturday, September 04, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother James E. Coleman

passed away on Monday, July 05, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Edwin J. Mraz

passed away on Sunday July 26, 2020. Reported on August 25, 2021.

Retired Brother Jerry Reynolds

passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Viewing services will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 10:00 am, located at Cochran Funeral Home on 406 N. Yaupon Ave., Livingston, TX 77351.

Retired Brother James D. Wilmoth

passed away on Monday, August 09, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Monique Morian

mother of Brother Curtis Newsom passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Dannie R. Seals

passed away on Wednesday, August 04, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021 located at Prairie Grove Baptist Church on 2678 FM 1953, Mexia, TX 76667 at 2:00 pm.

Sherri Morton

wife of Retired Brother, Robert L. Morton, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Dorothy Adams

wife of Deceased Brother, Stanley Adams, mother of Brother Edward J. Adams, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother Jerry W. Wilson

passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. No services reported at this time.

Brother Robert K. Shuptrine

passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Viewing services will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Jacinto City located at 10701 Wiggins St., Houston, TX 77029. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the same location.

Retired Brother Harold L. Forest

passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Grandview Cemetery located at 8501 Spencer Hwy., Pasadena, TX 77505.

Raul Gaitan

brother of Brother Jose C. Gaitan, passed away on July 12,2021. No services reported at this time.

Retired Brother James R. Bognar

passed away on Wednesday, July 07, 2021. Viewing will be held on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Coats Funeral Home located at 3141 Sashabaw Rd., Waterford, MI 48329. Service will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the same location.

Retired Brother James D. Riley

passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother Fred I. Brock

passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Juan Figueroa

father of Brother Emmanuel Figueroa, passed away on Sunday, June 06, 2021. Family had a private viewing held on Friday, June 11, 2021.

Retired Brother Flagg L. Warren

passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Service will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at South Park Funeral Home, 1310 North Main Street, Pearland, TX 77581 at 9:00 a.m

Retired Brother John M. Burton

passed away on Wednesday, June 02, 2021. Viewing: Tuesday, June 08, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Chapel of Eternal Peace at Forest Park located at 2454 S Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77077. Services: Wednesday, June 09, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the same location. Committal Service: Wednesday, June 09, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery located 12800 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77077.

Retired Brother Frank N. Green

passed away in May 2021. Services were held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

Retired Brother Sherman L. Shumate

passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother John D. Pendleton

passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. No services have been reported at this time..

Retired Brother James Dowling

passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Viewing: Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Hillier Funeral Home located at 2301 E. 29th St, Bryan, TX 77802. Services: Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10:00 am at the same location.

Retired Brother Howard Bright

passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Delma Long

wife of Brother Brian Long, has passed away. Viewing: Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Navarro Funeral Home located at 2444 Rollingbrook Drive, Baytown, TX 77521. Services: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10:00 am at the same location.

Retired Brother Thomas Hultman

passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother Anthony Grace

passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Services: May 15, 2021 at Greater Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, 5005 Liberty Road, Houston, TX 77026.

Retired Brother Magnus Ruthenborg

passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Brother Michael Anthony Sebren

son of Business Manager Damon Sebren, passed away April 26, 2021. A reception is being held Monday, May 3rd, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Local 716 Union Hall, 1475 N Loop West.

Retired Brother Gerald D. Shelton

passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021. A Memorial Service is being planned, and the family will let us know when final arrangements have been made.

Michael Russo

father of Retired Brother Mark Russo, passed away on March 24, 2021 due to complications from a stroke after a long battle with dementia.

Lucio E. Rincon

father of Brother Lucio M. Rincon and Brother Juan Rincon, passed away on March 5, 2021 due to complications from diabetes. Services were held on March 25, 2021 in Houston, TX.

Retired Brother Hassell M. Yates

passed away on April 3, 2021. Services were held in Missouri on April 7, 2021.

Brother Randy J. Holloway

passed away on March 17, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held in April.

Brother Rolando R. Contreras, Jr.

passed away March 15, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother Leland Ellis

passed away on February 28, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother Donald J. Williams

passed away on Friday, March 5, 2021. Visitation: Friday, March 12, 9:00 am -11:00 am at McCoy and Harrison Funeral Home, 4918 Martin Luther King Blvd., Houston, TX 77021. Services: Friday, March 12, 11:00 am at the same location.

Retired Brother Zack Wyrick

has passed away. Services: Friday, March 5, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Eickenhorst Funeral Services, 1712 N Frazier St. Suite 115, Conroe, TX 77301

Retired Brother Robert Jacobs

passed away on February 21, 2021.

Retired Brother Charles Johle

passed away on February 18, 2021. Services: March 3, Memorial Baptist Church, 22333 Kuykendahl, Spring, TX 77379

Retired Brother Johnnie Phillips

passed away February 9, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother Jerry D. Burleson

passed away on February 9, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother George L. Gayton

passed away January 30, 2021. Visitation: February 6, 10:00 am -11:00 am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 10135 West Rd. Houston, TX 77064. Services: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at the same location. Committal Service: 3:30 pm – 4:00pm at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery, 13101 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77060.

Frank Robertson, Jr.

older brother of Brother Tony Robertson, passed away on January 23, 2021.

Retired Brother Kenneth R. Skeen

passed away on January 19, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother Herman Joachim

passed away on January 26, 2021. Visitation: Friday, January 29, 5:00 pm – 7 pm at Scott Funeral Home, Alvin, TX. Funeral Service: Saturday, January 30 at 10 AM, South Baptist Church, Alvin, TX.

Dorothy Lee

widow of deceased Brother Herbert E. Lee and mother of Brother Henry Thompson, passed away on January 5, 2021. No services have been reported at this time.

Retired Brother Winston M. Haniff

father of Brother Feaid Haniff, passed away on January 12, 2021.

Retired Brother Pablo R. Padilla

passed away on January 7, 2021. He is the father of Brothers Pablo Padilla, Jr. and deceased Brother Albert T. Padilla.

Retired Brother Tilden Carmichael

passed away on December 27, 2020.

Brother Albert T. Padilla

passed away on January 1, 2021.