August 21, 1950 - - July 13, 2017
Richard Smith Gentry
Richard was born August 21, 1950 in Dallas, Texas to Thomas Gentry and Wilma Smith Gentry. Richard grew up in Irving, lived in Bedford, and spent the past several years at his home in Blue Mountain, Arkansas. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving two tours in Vietnam. Richard was in the car and truck sales business for forty years. His love of book ...
August 03, 1924 - - July 02, 2017
Walter Leslie Craighton was born in St. Cloud, MN on August 3, 1924, to John and Vera Craighton. Walter died in McKinney, TX on Sunday July 2, 2017 one month shy of his 93rd birthday. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ardis, and their six children. Two sons; Leslie of Euless, TX and Dale of Ellsworth, WI and four daughters, Carol (Henry) Poland of Minneapolis, MN, Dian ...
Hayden Duff Jr
February 17, 1926 - - July 01, 2017
Hayden Graham Duff, Jr., “Uncle Graham” passed away July 1, 2017 in Irving. He was born on February 17, 1926 to Hayden Duff, Sr. and Esther “Johnston” Duff in Uniontown Pennsylvania. Hayden will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, Uncle Graham and friend to many who met him. Hayden served in the US Marine Corps during World War II ...
James "Jim" Brown
November 16, 1917 - - July 01, 2017
James “Jim” Brown passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the age of 99 after a long and fulfilling life. He was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina to George Thomas and Ruth Kathleen Brown on November 16, 1917.
Jim proudly served his country as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army, 90th Infantry Division, during WWII. Among other medals, Jim was awarded The Bron ...
September 21, 1926 - - May 30, 2017
Bennie Joe Lemons, age 90, of Irving, Texas passed away peacefully on May 30, 2017.
Born in Sterling, Comanche County, Oklahoma on September 21, 1926, to Robert Lloyd and Mary Alice (“Allie”) (McClure) Lemons, Bennie was raised there by his parents with his ten brothers and sisters. He was a veteran of the Armed Services, having honorably served his country in the U.S. Na ...
Jerome 'Jerry' Loftus
March 21, 1931 - - May 28, 2017
Jerome “Jerry” Rogers Loftus, after 86 years of a life well lived, died May 28, 2017. He was born to the late John “Buddy” Francis Loftus Jr and Jane Rogers Loftus on March 21, 1931 in Princeton, Kentucky. Jerry was a member of Plymouth Park United Methodist Church of Irving. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lee Loftus; son, Jerry Michael Loftus, who passed in inf ...
December 01, 1948 - - May 16, 2017
Gregory Lynn Turner, age 68, died at home surrounded by his loving family Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was born in Waxahachie, Texas to James Claude and Rebecca Mary Sue (Nichols) Turner on December 1, 1948. After graduating high school in 1967, Gregory entered the U.S. Marine Corps., serving during the Vietnam War. During his time of service, he earned a Corporal Ranking and was ...
Charles Wallace II
September 27, 1946 - - May 08, 2017
Charles Clifton Wallace II, passed away, May 8, 2017. Charles was born in Dallas, Texas on September 27, 1946 and was a lifelong Irving resident. He attended Irving High School and graduated with his Class of 1965. Charles, soon after high school graduation, volunteered for to join the United States Army, in 1966 and went on to become an Airborne Paratrooper and was invited to ...
Joseph "Joe" Estock
December 06, 1936 - - May 04, 2017
Joseph “Joe” Estock, age 80, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017. He was born in Manhattan, New York on December 6, 1936. He is survived by his wife, Maria Estock; his daughters, Catherine Clayton and Michelle Gogerty and his grandchildren, Jacob and Cara Clayton. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Estock and son-in-law, Daniel Gogerty.
Joe wa ...
Dockey "Doc" Bryson
October 30, 1931 - - April 27, 2017
Dockey “Doc” Bryson, age 85, died surrounded by his loving family Thursday, April 27, 2017. He was born in DePort, Texas to Robert Henry and Vera M. (Singleton) Bryson on October 30, 1931. Doc served in the U.S. Navy during the Cold War era, and was a loving father and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his wife Glynda Bryson, his parents, brother Jerry Bryson and son ...