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45th Reunion Was a Success

The 45th Reunion of the Class of 1966 was a grand success in every way. Both venues were good, and classmates had plenty of opportunity to mingle and socialize with each other throughout both nights, though things did get quieter and more subdued during the most important part of each night when the meals were served. Our crowd was somewhat smaller this time around, as it will probably continue to be in future years, but we saw some new faces that had not been at previous reunions, and that made it even more special. Now, it is time to start thinking about number 50, because if we wait too long, then we may not remember that we need to plan it.

Planning is now under way for the 50th Reunion in 2016, so if you want to get involved in making this event happen, then please contact Bob McComas at bobmccomas@msn.com (469-387-0877), or Pam Hare Bazet at pambazet@yahoo.com (817-329-8280.)

Kimball Travel Club Announced

The Class of 1966 now has a travel club offering special rates on various air, land and ocean cruise trips. The Kimball Travel Club allows classmates to travel together to some exciting destinations as part of a class event. For details on available trips visit Kimball Travel Club, or else click the link on the lower navigation bar (the link is now active on all the main header pages on the navigation bars, but it will be awhile before it is active on the more than 1,400 other pages of our website.)

Bereavement Notices

William Beckham Boren passed away from organ failure on October 19, 2014. We have just learned of his passing.

Jackie Boyd Hamilton passed away in Dallas from unknown causes on September 12, 2021.

Raymond Lynn Turquette passed away on July 2, 2021 following a four year battle with cancer. Lynn is at Welch Funeral Home on Judson Road in Longview, Texas. Visitation is Wednesday, July 7, 2021, from 6 to 8pm. Celebration Service is Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 2pm. He will be in jeans and he wanted us all to be comfortable too!

Jeffrey Louis Stevens passed away on June 30, 2021. No other information is currently available.

John Edward "Tiny" Glantz passed away in his sleep at 8:30 AM on May 17, 2021. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 25, at 2:00 PM at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6300 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy, Dallas, TX 75232.

Rosanne Sharon Weisbaum (Hembree) passed away on April 11, 2021 after a prolonged battle with Stage IV cancer. Memorial service details will be published when available.

Marie Wilbanks Kilpatrick passed away on April 1, 2021, due to complications from Covid-19 that hospitalized her for an extended period. No other information is currently available.

Ernest Jerald "Jerry" Gleason passed away from unknown causes on March 2, 2021 in Dallas. Due to COVID restrictions a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Jerry's obituary can be read HERE.

Richard Lloyd Seale passed away on February 7, 2021, from unknown causes. Details about Richard's memorial service can be found at HERE.

Bobby Gene Jones passed away on May 28, 2020 from unknown causes. No further information is currently available.

Steve Sykes passed away on January 5, 2021, from complications related to Covid-19. No other information is currently available.

John Darryl Cox passed away on January 7, 2021, following an extended period of dementia and a compressed vertebrae. No other information is currently available.

Linda Kay Jackson passed away December 29, 2020, from unknown causes. No other information is currently available.

Diane Lorraine Day Willeford passed away on October 7, 2020, in Cody, Wyoming where she lived and worked, following more than a decade of declining heath due to heart problems. Additional information can be found HERE.

Kim Edward Riley passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, from unknown causes. According to the funeral announcement a memorial service for Kim will be held Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Anderson-Clayton-Gonzalez Funeral Home, 1111 Military Pkwy, Mwsquite, TX 75149. A cremation will occur. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at http://www.andersonclaytongonzalez.com/ for the Riley family.

Mark Bender passed away November 18, 1997. No other information is currently available.

Mary Sutton passed away January 28, 2015. No other details are available.

Kathy Beasley Toon passed away April 14, 2020, after suffering health issues for some time. Her sister Barbara Beasley Deen (KHS '64) and Kathy's son Allen may have a memorial service for her at some point after the Covid crisis diminishes.

Penny Kay Litton (Schofield) passed away on January 20, 2020. No other details are known.

Susan Steger Rhodes passed away June 3, 2020 from Alzheimer's. Services and visitation will be at Sparkman Hillcrest near North Park. Visitation will be Friday, June 5, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.Saturday, June 6, services will be at 10:00 am with graveside. Her husband Robert, son Brian, sister Sally request donations in place of flowers be made to University Park United Methodist Church Mission Fund, 4024 Caruth Blvd. Dallas 75225.

Paul Bryan Veltman passed away early on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. No other information is currently available.

David Edward Pickles passed away on May 16, 2020, from unknown causes apparently linked to on-going health problems. No further information is available.

Carolyn Louise DeSanto Goodwin passed away on February 19, 2020 after suffering a severe stroke following a fall two days earlier. No other information is currently available.

Robert (Bob) Lee Livingston passed away in hospice care on April 5, 2020. His ashes will interred at the Arlington National Cemetery when they re-open in the future.

Missing Classmates

A new section has been added to our Classmates Personal Webpages section seeking to locate nearly 100 classmates who are still unaccounted for as of June, 2010. Links to the two pages, one for classmates whose last names (maiden names for women) begin with the letters "A" through "L", and a second page for "M" through "Z". We would like to make a special effort to locate any and all missing classmates in time for the 2011 45th Reunion of our class, so if you can help, then please send information to Gary Spurlock or Danny Hammontree, whose e-mail addresses are linked on the two new pages.


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