IN REMEMBRANCE

of Our Classmates

LOCKHART HIGH SCHOOL

Class of 1958



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Artie Pearson
Miller 2017

June Beth Powell
Page 2016

Frnklin Castleberry
2016

Robert Michael
2014

Manuel Barron
2014

Armando Soto
2011

Howard Lock
2009

Angela (Sanchez)
Islas 2008

Kenneth Overman
2007

Barbara Taylor
2005

Lanny Sledge
2004

Peggy (Hilburn)
Griffith 2004

Armando Castillo
2003

Malcolm Hardee
1996

Gene Roberts
1994

Charles Uhlig
1990

J.D. Chapman
1987

Arbie Pendleton
1986

Darwin Fielder
1981

Peggy (Scallorn)Hale
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ARTIE PEARSON MILLER

B: 28 Feb 1940 Dale, Texas
D: 26 Feb 2017 Wake Forest, North Carolina

Artie Pearson Miller, 76, died February 26, 2017 at Hillside Nursing Center in Wake Forest.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 from 6:30-7:30pm, followed by a short service. Following the service, the family will receive guests, and appetizers will be served.

Artie was born in Dale, TX on her parents' farm on February 28, 1940. She graduated from Lockhart High School in 1958, and was then employed by Texas DPS. She married Frederik Miller in 1963.

She is survived by her daughter, Janina and husband, Matt Johannes; son, Wade and wife, Kelly; grandchildren, Andrew, Holly, Gavin, and Frederik; and uncles, Royce and Wib Vickery.

In addition to her parents, Robert Lee Pearson and Thelma Nora Vickery Pearson, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederik Miller; brother, Michael; and sister, Bobbie Lorraine.

The family would like to thank the staff at Hillside Nursing Center of Wake Forest for the excellent care they provided Artie over the years.

Condolences may be sent through:

www.brownwynne.com Published in The News & Observer on Feb. 28, 2017 - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newsobserver/obituary.aspx?n=artie-miller&pid=184271025&fhid=10727&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.4eFfHQl7.dpuf


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JUNE BETH POWELL PAGE

B: 16 Jun 1940 Lockhart
D: 19 Aug 2016 Alvin

June Beth Page, age 76 of Alvin, Texas passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at her residence. June was born on June 16, 1940 in Lockhart, Texas and was a resident of Alvin since 1967. She went to Lockhart High School where she met the love her life, Bob. They dated for three years before they married September 8, 1957. June was a proud homemaker and took great pride in raising and taking care of her family. June is preceded in death by her parents, Smith and Wanda Powell.

June is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Robert Page; daughters, Julie Cantu and husband Richard, Cindy Riggle and husband Tracy; son, Robert Page Jr. and wife Cindy; sisters, Kay Dell Teaff, Jo Nell Miears and Sandra Lou Aiken; brothers, William and Jackie D. Powell; 5 grandchildren, Trey and wife Jaimie, Jackie, Jennifer and husband David, Drew and Carlos; 2 great grandchildren, Gavin and Austin; along with numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Scott Funeral Home with Dale Oskerson officiating.

Arrangements under the direction of the Scott Family, 1421 East Hwy 6, Alvin, Texas 77511. (281) 585-1000 www.scottfuneralhome.net




FRANKLIN CASTLEBERRY
B: 5 Jan 1940 Dale
D: 2 Feb 2016 Temple

Roy Franklin Castleberry, 76, of Temple, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 2, 2016. A private ceremony will be held at a later date. Affordable Burial and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

Roy was born to Herman and Mildred Castleberry on Jan. 5, 1940, in Dale, Texas. He graduated from Lockhart High School. On Oct. 15, 1988 he married Sharon McKinney Peeters at Western Hills Church of Christ in Temple, Texas, where they are both members.

Roy was owner and operator of R&M Automotive Machine Shop in Killeen for 38 years until his diagnosis with Alzheimer’s dementia. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon, of Temple; son, Dwayne and wife, Linda Castleberry, of Belton; daughter, Amy and husband, Donny Frits, of Troy; step-daughter, Leslie and husband, Kirk Wright, of Friona; step-son, David and wife, Bonnie Peeters, of Denton; and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Willie Castleberry, of Dale, and sister, Joyce Haddock, of Lockhart.

Memorials may be made to the Hematology Department of Baylor-Scott and White or Baylor Scott And White Hospice.




ROBERT LEONARD MICHAEL

ROBERT L. “BOB” MICHAEL JR.
B: APRIL 9, 1940 Utleyville, Colorado
D: SEPT 15, 2014 Burnet, Texas

Lockhart High School Class of 1958

Bob was born April 9, 1940 to Oscar and Leta May Michael in Utleyville, Colorado. His family lived in rural Colorado, the panhandle of Oklahoma and as a young boy finally settling in Lockhart, Texas, where at the age of 16 he met and courted Dolores M. Orr for three years before marrying her on Sept. 17, 1959. What an adventure this began.

The young couple lived in Luling, Lockhart, Karnes City, Victoria and finally settled in Austin raising their three children. Bob provided for his family by his career in the sand and gravel industry, starting as a driver to becoming and retiring as a much respected plant supervisor. In the early 70's Bob and Dolores bought land in Burnet, Texas where he and his family built their lake house on Buchanan Lake where they eventually retired in 2003. Once "retiring" but never stopping from actual work, Bob did spend more time participating in some of his enjoyable and fun hobbies. Hunting, fishing/boating, and golfing were some of the things he enjoyed with his family, as well as working on and entering classic car shows with his wife and always placing in the car shows in Austin and surrounding towns.

Bob worked hard his entire life providing and caring for his family. As parents, he.and Dolores never failed to be there for any of them, whether it be in their time of need or joy for celebration. Their family has always come first.

Bob is survived by Dolores, his loving wife of 55 years, and their three children: a son, Jimmy Jack (JJ) and his wife Kelly Michael and their two daughters, Hayley and Sydney; a son, Robert (Robbie) L. Michael, Jr. and his wife, Jeannette, and their two sons, Matthew and Colin; and their daughter Cristi McCulley and her three children, Keely, Michael and Katie. Bob is also survived by two brothers, Art Michael and Van Michael of Burnet, and sisters Virginia Michael Owens and Debbie Rochester of Burnet, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of life-long friends and acquaintances.

Bob was also predeceased by both parents; a brother, William Michael; a sister Fern Michael Smith; and two nephews, Dennis Michael and Joe Michael, a niece, Deena Michael, as well as a much loved and missed brother- in- law Richard Owens.

Condolences may be sent to the family at 107 Westshore Drive, Burnet TX 78611.



MANUEL BARRON JR.


1 Oct 1937
30 Jun 2014 Westlake

Manuel Barron Jr., age 76 of Westlake passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014. He was born on October 1, 1937 to Manuel Barron Sr. and Eloisa Murillo Barron in Lockhart, Texas. Attended Lockhart High School and graduated in 1958 and attended the University of Texas for three years. Was a member of the Texas National Guard Infantry from January 1957 through December 1965 returned in August 1976 retiring in 1989. Manuel began working as a Superintendent of Postal Operations at the Lockhart Post Office in 1967. He was an active member of St. John Neumann, a member of Knights of Columbus, Usher, Greeter, and Money Counter. Manuel enjoyed gardening, traveling, mentor for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. He would always say, 'If you want anything done, You have to do it yourself.'

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Valentin (died at age 4); sisters, Susie Hernandez, Mary Lillian Rocha.

Manuel is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lydia Barron; daughters, Lisa Demarets, Celeste Barron; grandchild, Simone Demarets; siblings, Johnny, Eloisa Barron, Mary Alice Olivo, Connie Tello.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am Thursday, July 3, 2014 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Interment 9:00 am Friday, July 4, 2014 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.



3 Jun 1938
25 Aug 2011 San Antonio

Armando M. "Papo" Soto, a loving husband, father and grandfather, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Aug. 22, 2011. He was a 1958 graduate of Lockhart High School, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a loyal employee for 32 years at Sears and 17 years at HEB in San Antonio, Texas. Armando is preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Felipa Soto, and his brothers, Jesus, Vicente and Raymond.

He is survived by his high school sweetheart and beloved wife of 48 years, Nieves C. Soto; daughter, Sonya Montano and husband, Chris Montano; son, Arnold Soto and wife, Patsy Soto; son, Armando J. Soto, Jr., and wife, Jennifer Soto; grandchildren: Alyssa, Victoria, Isaiah, Christopher, Joshua, Briana, Thalisa, Nathan and Isaac; sisters-in-law, Theresa Valdez and Sylvia Cuellar, whose lives he guided as daughters of his own; and six siblings: Elias, Tanis, Andrea, Theresa, Santa and Cruz.

The family will receive callers from 4 - 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Brookehill Funeral Home, 711 Southeast Military Dr., San Antonio, Texas, with the Rosary to begin at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will begin at 8:30 a.m. at St. Leo's Catholic Church, with the procession departing the funeral home at 8 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow the Mass at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, Calif., 90266 (www.pancan.org).


HOWARD LOCK

August 6, 1940
November 3, 2009

Howard Harley Lock, Jr., went to see the Lord on Nov. 3, 2009 after a courageous battle against cancer for almost three years. He was born Aug. 6, 1940, to Howard Harley Lock Sr. and Jeanette Miller Lock, longtime residents of Lockhart and members of the First Lockhart Baptist Church.

Howard attended the Lockhart Public Schools where he participated in all sports. He was also an inaugural member of Little League Baseball in Lockhart. He graduated from Lockhart High School in 1958. He then attended Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets. He graduated with a major in Civil Engineering in 1962.

After graduation he served two years in the United States Army and was stationed in South Korea on the 38th Parallel. His first civilian job was with Brown and Root in Houston. Later, he worked as an independent contractor in a variety of construction projects in the oil and gas industry in Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Georgia, Aruba, San Lucias, Afghanistan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Howard was also actively breeding and raising Brangus cattle all his adult life.

His happiest and proudest moment, however, was marrying his wife, the former Pat Wissen, and becoming a dad to Brian, Brent and Brandon Cunningham.

Howard was a lifelong member of the First Lockhart Baptist Church and the Adult�s Sunday School class which were always an important part of his life.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Gene Lock, formerly of Lockhart, and by his grandparents Carrie and Gold Lock, formerly of Bastrop, Texas.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 24 years, Pat; his mother- and father-in-law, Lula and Gene Wissen, of Austin; his sons, Brian Cunningham, wife, Jill, and children Ana, Elijah and Kyla, of Kauai, Hawaii; Brent Cunningham, of Lockhart, and Brandon Cunningham, wife, Kendra, and children, Cass and Clayton, of Lockhart; aunt, Elva Clyde Roberson, of Austin; brother John Lock and wife, Sandie, of Lockhart; brother-in-law, Sherwin Wissen and wife, Betty, of Austin; sister, Billie Jean Coopwood and husband, Jim Hamilton, of New York; nieces and nephews: Sarah Cowdin and husband Shawn of Ft. Worth; Sam and Connie Lock, and Jeb and Sarah Lock, Dr. Joe and JoAnn Coopwood, of San Antonio, Dr. Ben and Robin Coopwood, of Austin, Colin and Kim Wissen and Kevin and Kim Wissen, of Austin, and all of the children of these families.

Howard has left a legacy of service to his family and friends but more importantly to the Lord Jesus Christ. Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas. 78644 (512) 398-4791.


ANGELA SANCHEZ ISLAS

December 5, 2008

Mrs. Angelita Sanchez Islas, age 69, was called home by the Lord on Friday, December 5, 2008.

She is preceeded in death by her parents Elvida and Joe G. Sanchez and two sisters, Viriginia Sanchez Leija and Yolanda Sanchez Hernandez. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Joe Islas; her sons, Joe L. Islas and wife Bonnie, Tony Islas and his wife Carolina; her daughter, Lizabeth Islas Martinez and husband Tomas; her two granddaughtes, Lesley Islas and Erica Islas; her five remaining sisters, Maria Mayo, Elvida Trevino, Esperanza Balandran, Emma Robinson, and Mercedes Sanchez; her four brothers, Joe Sanchez, Marcos Sanchez, Alfredo Sanchez and Rudolpho Sanchez; many other family members and special friends.

Recitation of the rosary will be at 7:00 p.m., Monday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, also at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Services under the direction of the DeLeon Funeral Home, 110 Cedar St., Lockhart, Texas (512) 376-6200.



JOHN KENNETH OVERMAN

December 2, 1939
October 27, 2007 Houston, Texas

John Kenneth Overman, 67, passed away on Oct. 27, 2007.

He was born on Dec. 2, 1939, to Ray and Maggie Overman.

John was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Lavern Woodworth.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Wanda; step-daughters, Lori and husband, Jeff; grandchildren, Keith, Kyle, Jennifer, Steven and David; Brother Wayne Overman and wife, Carol; sisters Alta Rae Dinges and Shirley Schnautz; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. He will be greatly missed by all.

Services were held on Oct. 30, 2007, at Klein Funeral Home in Spring, Texas. Burial followed at Guedry Cemetery in Batson, Texas.

Arrangements under the care and direction of Klein Funeral Home, Spring, Texas.


BARBARA TAYLOR

2005

No other information.


LANNY SLEDGE

December 1, 1939 Apache, Oklahoma
August 1, 2004 Ranger, Texas

RANGER -- Lanny Sledge, 64, of Ranger, passed away on Sunday August 1, 2004. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday August 7, 2004 at First Baptist Church with Robert Winter and Rev. Jerry Speer officiating. Burial will follow in Bullock cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Ranger. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m.

Mr. Sledge was born on December 1, 1939 in Apache Oklahoma to Gerald and Bonnie (Trotter) Sledge. He attended school in Ranger and graduated from Lockhart. He married Jeralyn Anderson on August 5, 1967 in Ranger. Lanny served his country in the United Stated Navy Submarine Service, retiring after 22 years. He then worked in Oklahoma and Odessa as Safety Engineer for Sharp Drilling. Most recently he was a construction and painting contractor locally. He attended First Baptist Church.

Lanny is survived by his wife, Jeralyn of Ranger; son and daughter- in-law, Chad and Jill Sledge of Rowlett; sisters, Geraldine Leanna Lindsey of Eastland and Sharon Janette Barr of Alice; grandchildren, Emily, Macie, Laney Sledge of Rowlett; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Kenneth Wayne Sledge and David Loren Sledge.

Lanny's journey through this life has ended but we know because of his faith and trust in God his journey has just begun.

Lanny Sledge at Ranger High School


PEGGY HILBURN GRIFFITH

September 2, 1940 Stephenville, Texas
March 8, 2003 Lockhart, Texas

Peggy J. Griffith, 63, of Lockhart, passed away, Monday, March 8, 2004 in San Marcos. Born on September 2, 1940 to Ben and Pauline (Stringer) Hilburn in Stephenville, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Pauline Hilburn on January 4, 2001 and husband, Rodney S. Griffith on August 21, 2003.

She is survived by her father, Ben Hilburn of Lockhart; sons, R. Todd Griffith of Manchacha and Curtis R. Griffith of Lockhart; daughter, Christina D. Griffith of Clear Lake; brother, Benny M. Hilburn and wife Linda of Lockhart; sisters, Jon Ann Thompson and husband Al of Atlanta, Ga, and Jennifer Lyn Francis and husband Neal of Seymour, Texas.

She was a graduate from Lockhart High School in 1958 and earned her Bachelors degree in Education at South West Texas University, then her Masters degree from McKendree College in Belleville, IL.

Peggy was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a member of the choir. A member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. A supporter of the Special Olympics and the Boy and Girl Scouts of America. She was a sponsor of the National Honor Society, and Chair Person of the History Department at Lockhart High School.

Visitation will be at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, March 10th at McCurdy Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 11th at the First United Methodist Church, Lockhart. Interment to follow at 1:45 pm at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio with Rev. Robert F. Hahn officiating. Pallbearers will be Gerald Anglin, Bryant Hohertz, Charles Red, Fred Buckner, Charles Kimbrough and Kenneth Hoffman.

Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan St., Lockhart, 398-4791.

Armando (Mando) Solis Castillo

June 2003 Tuscon, Arizona

Armando (Mando) Solis Castillo, a former resident of Lockhart; was laid to rest on June 16, 2003 in Tucson, Arizona. Armando was a graduate of Lockhart High School in 1958. He later served his country in the United States Airforce for 4 years.

His wife, Cruz Castillo; daughters, Leticia and Celina; Sons, Armando Jr. Mario, Adrian and all his grandchildren survive Armando, all of Tucson. Sister, Jovita Castillo; brothers, Gilbert Castillo, Cristobal Castillo of Lockhart, Joe Castillo of San Marcos, Arthur Castillo of Georgia, Amando Casstillo of Kempner, and several nieces and nephews.

Armando will always be remembered for his rich sense of humor and his caring nature of his family and friends

You will be missed.


MALCOLM HARDEE

August 14, 1996 Bowie County, Texas

Malcolm left LHS after his sophomore year. He was on the Cross Country team at Texas A&M, graduating in 1962 with a degree in physical education. In 1994, he was living in Bryan, Texas, married with two sons and a daughter. No other information.


GENE ARLAND ROBERTS

October 10, 1939 Lockhart
July 7, 1994 Cedar Park

Gene Arland Roberts, 54, of Cedar Park, died Sunday, July 3, 1994. He was born in Lockhart on Oct. 10, 1939, the son of Walter and Pauline Graham Roberts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Terry Gene Roberts and Walter Lee Roberts and one bother.

Survivors include his wife, Jimmie Roberts of Cedar Park; sons, Gene Arland Roberts Jr. of Anderson Mill, and Clint Allen Roberts of Cedar Park; daughters, Teresa Pauline Voigt of Jonah, Texas and Synthia Gail Baker of Leander; brother, Walter Marie Roberts Jr. of Kermit and five grandchildren.

Services were held at McCurdy Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, July 6 with the Rev. George Goodman officiating. Burial followed at Lockhart City Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements by McCurdy Funeral Home, Lockhart.


CHARLES B. UHLIG

May 8,1990 Austin

Charles' obituary will be posted later.


JAMES DIETRICH (J.D.) CHAPMAN Jr.

March 12, 1987 Travis County

J. D. Chapman, 47, of Lockhart, died Thursday, March 12, 1987. He was born in Lockhart on Nov. 4, 1939, the son of James Dietrick and Ollie Alexander Chapman. Survivors include wife, Shirley Chapman of Lockhart; sons and daughter-in-law, Neil Chapman of Lockhart, Chris and Kimberly Chapman of Lockhart; sisters, Betty Chapman Treude of El Campo, Threasol [T.] Traw of Asheville, N. C.; granddaughter, Kayla Kristine Chapman.

Funeral services were held at McCurdy Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 14, with the Rev. Dr. William Treude officiating. Burial followed at Lockhart City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne Reed, Don Alexander, Gary Koehler, Arlin Faifer, Carl Chance and Keith Koehler. Honorary pallbearers were Walter Athey, Frank Harbour, Tom Connolly,M.D., L. G. Grimes, Burnett Koehler, Bill Koehler, and Bill Alexander. Arrangements by McCurdy.


ARBIE DEAN PENDLETON

April 11, 1986 Gonzales County

Arbie's obituary will be posted later.


DARWIN LOCKHARD FIELDER

July 21, 1981 Tarrant County

No other information.


PEGGY (SCALLORN) HALE

No other information.




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