Obits

Wed
04
Sep

Calvin "Cal" Coolidge Skaggs

Calvin “Cal” Coolidge Skaggs

December 7, 1924 — August 22, 2019

Calvin "Cal" Coolidge Skaggs, 94, passed away on Aug. 22, 2019.

Cal was born in Amarillo on Dec. 7, 1924 to James Madison and Maye Mary Davis Skaggs. He was raised in Pampa, Texas and Lefors, Texas, where he graduated from Lefors High School.

Upon graduation Cal enlisted in the United States Air Force, starting out as a cadet but was soon reassigned to the Army Infantry. He served in Austria and France under General George Patton, a man whom he respected greatly.

Upon his discharge from the Army, Cal moved back to Texas. He and Betty lived in the Burnet and Marble Falls area for more than 40 years, where he was a custom home builder and land developer. Cal had many hobbies, which included raising horses, golfing and dancing. He was also known for his love of unique and stylish hats.

Wed
04
Sep

Judy C. Shelburn

Judy C. Shelburn

July 25, 1932 – August 27, 2019

Judith Charlene Carpenter Shelburn passed peacefully on Aug. 27, 2019, at the age of 87 following a series of strokes over the past year.

Judy was born to Charles H Carpenter and Laura Smith Halliburton in Palacios, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Gerald Shelburn; both of her parents; sisters, Margaret Brown, Latricia Sweatman, Beulah Smith; and brother, Eugene Carpenter.

Wed
04
Sep

Thomas J. Williams Sr. (Tom)

Thomas J. Williams Sr. (Tom)

August 24, 1953 — August 21, 2019

Just three days shy of his 66th birthday, Thomas J. Williams Sr. (Tom) passed from his home on earth to his eternal home with his Savior at his home in Burnet, Texas, at about 7:30 p.m.

Wed
28
Aug

Kenneth E. Brown

Kenneth E. Brown

January 7, 1930 — August 21, 2019

Kenneth E. Brown was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Butler, Missouri to Rhoda Seward and Jacob Brown. He had two brothers, Sylvester Hartsell and David Brown as well as three sisters, Alberta Crabtree, Edith Thornburg and Violet Longo, all of whom preceded Kenneth in death.

Kenneth and his wife, Velma Ilene (McCoy) Brown, married in July 1952 and have four daughters, Barbara (Bob) Russell, Susan (Jim) Alstatt, Nancy King, and Linda (Gary) Brown. Also surviving are many grand, great-grand, great-great-grandchildren.

Kenneth had a hard life growing up during the depression, but he joined the Air Force when he was 21 and that made a very good life for him. He stayed in the Air Force for twenty years and, during that time, a year in Vietnam where he earned the Bronze Star. After retirement as a Tech Sgt. from the Air Force, Kenneth worked for the State of Texas for 17 years.

Wed
28
Aug

Hilda Ruth Larrimore

Hilda Ruth Larrimore

August 9, 1933 — August 26, 2019

Hilda Ruth Larrimore, of Burnet, passed away on Monday, Aug. 26, at the age of 86. Mrs. Larrimore is survived by her son, Charles Eugene “Gene” Larrimore and wife Nan of Mason; two grandchildren, Jordan Larrimore and fiancé Stephanie Castillo of Kyle, and Amy Britt and husband Robby of Pflugerville. She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Richard W. Smith; her husband; and a son, Dennis W. Larrimore.

Hilda was born in Fairland in Burnet County on Aug. 9, 1933 to William Landon Smith and Eula Mae (Wallace) Smith. She was raised in the Marble Falls area and graduated from Marble Falls High School.

Hilda met and fell in love with Charles Larrimore, and they were married at the First Methodist Church in Marble Falls on Oct. 26, 1951. They moved to Frederick, Maryland during Charles’ service in the US Army. They settled in La Grange where they lived for 30 years raising their two sons.

Wed
28
Aug

Dorothy May (Hopkins) Hyman

Dorothy May (Hopkins) Hyman, 86 ,of Liberty Hill and former lifelong resident of Burnet County, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.

She was born July 15, 1933, in Burnet County to Fay Jack Hopkins and Ruby Cuff.

A visitation for Dorothy will be held Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. Her funeral will be held Thursday, Aug. 29 at 10 a.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral home with burial following at Oatmeal Cemetery.

Please visit clementswilcoxburnet.com to read a more detailed obituary about Dorothy, her life, and surviving family.

Arrangements entrusted to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home Burnet, Texas

Wed
28
Aug

Don Singleton

Don Singleton

July 15, 1950 — August 23, 2019

Don Singleton, 69, of Cedar Hill, passed away Aug. 23, 2019. Don was born in Phoenix, Arizona to Ernest and Louise Green Singleton on July 15, 1950.

In high school Don was a drummer in a rock band and in 1966 The Yardbirds came to Tucson, Arizona for a concert tour and Don was asked on stage and played two songs with them.

Don enlisted in the Army on May 21, 1968 and was sent to Korea, served in the Vietnam War, and got out May 13, 1971. He was a batch man for Argos Southern Star Concrete until he retired.

Don was extremely proud to serve as Quarter Master of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7843 of Duncanville from 2016 to present. Don married Lisa Chandler on May 13, 2006 and enjoyed traveling, vacations and hanging out with his friends at the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Don was well known for his smoked meat and barbecuing talents.

Wed
28
Aug

David "Dick" Parker

David “Dick” Parker

September 21, 1959 — August 22, 2019

David Richard “Dick” Parker passed away at his home on Aug. 22, 2019 in Burnet, Texas. He was born Sept. 21, 1959 to Donnie and Dorothy Parker in Alpine, Texas.

Dick was raised on a ranch in Marathon and he graduated from Marathon High School in 1978. After graduation, Dick continued ranching in west Texas for the Paisano Ranch; he also worked for Brewster County Road and Bridge and was a truck driver for Skelton Trucking of Alpine, Texas. On May 20, 1989 he was united in marriage to Beth Ann Molitor and they were married for 30 beautiful years. Together they had three children that were the center of their life and marriage as they developed their home and business in Burnet, Texas.

Dick loved hunting, shooting skeet, fishing, ranching and spending time with family and friends. His other love was the business he built and the friends, customers and employees of Buchanan Septic Tanks.

Wed
14
Aug

From the family of Jerry Christian

Wed
14
Aug

Michael Earl Stedman

Michael Earl Stedman

October 29, 1947 — August 9, 2019

Michael Earl Stedman, born Oct. 29, 1947 in Dallas, Texas, passed away surrounded by his wife and children on Friday afternoon Aug. 9, 2019 at the age of 71.

Mike grew up in Sweeny, Texas where he met his wife of 51 years, Linda Stedman. After high school he volunteered to serve his country by joining the Navy serving on combat deployments to Vietnam.

After returning home, Mike’s calling to service eventually led to a life-long law enforcement career. Mike’s drive to serve the community in any way led him to also certify as an EMT and later help establish the Burnet County Dive Team where he received an international rescue award.

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