Recent Deaths

This page is dedicated to the memory of those loved ones who have passed away and to those of us left behind who miss them. The staff of the Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund honors the strength, courage, and humanity of our fallen heroes and their families.

  

FIREFIGHTERS Retired

Name Pension Service Dates Date of Death
Paul N. Bernard 12/27/1980 - 06/08/2001 September 5, 2018
Zeke C. Zimmerman 06/17/2968 - 01/10/2003 August 22, 2018
David B. Little 10/09/1965 - 09/14/1987 August 20, 2018
John E. Stephens           11/13/1967 - 12/04/1979 August 20, 2018
Thomas H. Shellenberg Sr. 06/30/1979 - 02/20/2013 August 20, 2018
Earl McWilliams 08/17/1943 - 03/14/1978 August 4, 2018
Thomas Bonds 02/02/1964 - 04/17/1986 July 30, 2018
Victor E. Morton 04/01/1963 - 01/08/1988 July 28, 2018
Roger D. Lieder 03/31/1975 - 06/20/1996 July 25, 2018
Sammy Earl Neal 10/29/1964 - 07/07/2000 July 11, 2018
Amar P. Thibodeaux 02/24/1968 - 07/10/2018 July 10, 2018
Carl B. Young 02/26/1966 - 01/02/2002 July 8, 2018
Robert Hoot 02/24/1968 - 06/07/1991 July 4, 2018
Lawrence R. Fox 10/29/1964 - 12/31/1983 June 22, 2018
Walter T. Brooks 11/01/1955 - 11/11/1983 June 17, 2018
Sibley Cochran 04/18/1973 - 05/28/1986 June 13, 2018
John L. Gunthrie 09/01/1952 - 02/30/1987 June 10, 2018
Phillip J. Wedgeworth 10/21/1978 - 11/30/2003 May 10, 2018
Ronald A. Grimstead 03/08/1980 - 01/13/2010 May 5, 2018
Tim Ham 11/22/1975 - 03/22/2004 May 1, 2018
James J. McGarry 06/05/1989 - 01/25/2018 April 16, 2018
Roper C. Hall Jr. 05/16/1961 - 07/16/1981 April 15, 2018
James R. Crawford 03/22/1969 - 11/01/2005 April 9, 2018
Darrell R. Shely 07/30/1970 - 04/18/2003 March 23, 2018
Jackie D. Matthews 11/01/1962 - 02/10/1978 March 9, 2018
William M. White 01/01/1959 - 12/31/1978 March 3, 2018
Edward Jackson 01/01/1959 - 10/31/1987 February 20, 2018
John D. Old 11/01/1962 - 12/12/1995 February 19, 2018
Terry N. Crawford 04/15/1972 - 03/12/2004 February 2, 2018
Jeffrey L. Johnson 01/19/1972 - 06/14/1992 January 19, 2018
Lanny E Conway 10/31/1969 - 11/02/2003 January 19, 2018
Harold McBee 09/16/1953 - 05/20/1977 January 18, 2018
Victor Tijerina 03/16/1974 - 09/03/2001 January 15, 2018
Charles Jeunesse 10/23/1957 - 01/24/1978 January 14, 2018
Jimmy D. Jones 02/24/1968 - 02/18/1998 January 14, 2018
Thomas E. Gainous 10/21/1978 - 09/04/2003 January 11, 2018
Charles E. Walker 06/17/1967 - 10/29/1999 January 3, 2018
David L. Bonds 03/22/1960 - 08/23/2003 December 30, 2017
Lee Island 04/18/1974 - 12/12/1996 December 20, 2017
James N. Cox 02/24/1968 - 12/07/1989 December 19, 2017
Gerald Julian 08/23/1969 - 11/01/1995 December 18, 2017
Richard R. Reily 10/11/1975 - 01/01/2006 December 8, 2017
Steven H. Whitton 11/16/1974 - 09/11/1981 December 4, 2017
Robert Pilkenton 02/08/1969 - 11/01/2005 November 25, 2017
Harry F. Lively 11/01/1962 - 01/01/1990 November 14, 2017
Jarrell E. Beard 05/03/1969 - 04/16/2002 November 7, 2017
Kerry M. Ball 04/21/1979 - 05/28/2010 November 3, 2017
Alfred Patrick 10/21/1978 - 01/27/1990 October 21, 2017
Lonnie Alexander Sr. 10/29/1965 - 09/18/1998 October 19, 2017
Jimmie Lee Braggs Jr. 12/29/1979 - 01/06/2010 October 8, 2017
Travis D. Lee 11/01/1996 - 03/13/2003 September 24, 2017
Sidney Rockney Bruce 07/06/1971 - 01/31/2002 September 17, 2017
Luke M. Gibson 10/21/1978 - 11/17/1997 September 16, 2017
James Kelley 11/29/1969 - 01/28/1993 September 13, 2017
Reginald W. Flye 04/12/1979 - 12/02/2009 September 9, 2017
Ronald Brown Sr. 02/08/1969 - 05/13/2004 September 8, 2017
Donald R. Clark 11/01/1962 - 12/07/2001 August 11, 2017
John Thompson 03/01/1960 - 02/19/1985 August 5, 2017

 

FIREFIGHTERS Active

Name  Pension Service Dates Date of Death
Eric Zapalac 03/31/2001 November 20, 2017
Jakob Lawson 10/27/2001 October 31, 2017
Brian Sumrall 07/05/2003 September 17, 2017

 

BENEFICIARIES 

Name  Pension Service Dates Date of Death
Mary Ann Deforke - Member Lee Deforke 08/01/1945 - 02/10/1978 August 10, 2018
Priscilla Marin - Member Charles R. Martin 09/01/1952 - 07/22/1974 August 4, 2018
Betty Fairchild - Member Ray Fairchild 02/01/1951 - 09/01/1987 July 10, 2018
Margaret L. Levrier - Member Fred T. Levrier 10/01/1946 - 01/14/1967 June 24, 2018
Margueite Starnes - Member Harold D. Starnes 10/01/1958 - 09/30/1978 June 7, 2018
Lois Rogers Morris - Member John W. Morris 12/26/2968 - 12/26/1978 May  29, 2018
Virginia C. Hosea - Member Bert Lee Hosea 07/01/1955 - 04/01/2003 May 18, 2018
Clare M. Hendricks - Member Harold Hendricks 07/01/1955 - 06/30/1986 April 17, 2018
Bonita Prazak - Member George F. Prazak 02/26/1966 - 02/02/1988 April 10, 2018
Johnnye Thompson - Member Jack C. Thompson 11/01/1950 - 01/31/1975 April 8, 2018
Mary Dalzell - Member Joseph Dalzell 10/01/1958 - 01/03/1981 March 15, 2018
June McBee - Member Harold McBee 09/16/1953 - 05/20/1977 March 8, 2018
Garvis N. Stephens - Member Sidney L. Stephens 04/07/1937 - 11/13/1963 February 19, 2018
Loise G. Ellis - Member Jack W. Ellis 02/01/1951 - 03/25/1977 January 21, 2018
Frances E. McArthur - Member Joseph T. McArthur 10/16/1956 - 01/14/1978 January 18, 2018
Nancy C. Evans - Member Bobbie J. Evans 06/11/1966 - 04/13/2001 January 13, 2018
Willie Lee Barr - Member Leo D. Barr 09/16/1953 - 01/15/1981 January 5, 2018
Virgin A. Hill - Member Louis N. Hill 04/01/1963 - 04/04/1983 December 25, 2017
Mamie L. Burns - Member Bennie Burns 03/01/1960 - 03/30/1990 December 5, 2017
Betty Fowler - Member Willis N. McWhorter 09/16/1953 - 11/05/1959 December 2, 2017
Blossom Byington - Member Sam J. Byington 04/01/1950 - 04/26/1984 November 11, 2017
Patricia Webb - Member Larry Webb 08/23/1980 - 09/06/2016 October 15, 2017
Ruby J. Goad - Member Travis M. Goad 04/01/1950 - 03/31/1975 October 4, 2017
Ella Vavricka - Member Wesley R. Rhodes 05/25/1957 - 08/04/1978 October 1, 2017
Fannie Miller - Member James Miller 11/01/1950 - 09/28/1992 September 22, 2017
Lorene Wisniskie - Member John Wisniskie 02/01/1951 - 05/11/1971 August 30, 2017
Jynell A. Starling - Member Steve S. Starling 05/25/1957 - 09/02/1984 August 10, 2017
Kathleen Miles - Member Terry Miles 10/01/1965 - 09/17/1987 August 8, 2017