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September 29th, 2016

Robert Lee Nuñez

All who served valiantly that men might be free. Toll of bells drums slow beat – silence fall in every street.  In each heart swells the plea; keeps us safe, but keeps us free! An American hero, Robert Lee Nuñez, 69, a Vietnam veteran and lifelong resident of …


September 29th, 2016

Avery Duke Walker Jr.

Avery Duke “A.D.” Walker Jr. passed away September 5, 2016 in Beeville Spohn Hospital, surrounded by his loved ones, including his daughter, Cinda Muench of Marfa.

He was born August 22, 1927 in Edna, Texas where he grew up, graduated from Edna High School, and then volunteered …


September 22nd, 2016

Patricia Mather

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Patricia Ann Mather announces her passing from this life on September 17, 2016 at the age of 85.

Patricia was born in Marfa to George and Ida Chastain on May 30, 1931. She was a retired surgical …


September 22nd, 2016

TR Woodward and Elvira

TR Woodward, 61, of Alpine passed away at his home with the “love of his life” Elvira, his dog, Friday, September 16, 2016.

Graveside memorial services are 11am Tuesday, September 27 in Elm Grove Cemetery, officiated by his cousin, Ernest L. Teague.

TR was born June 29, …


September 22nd, 2016

Victoria Carpenter

One of Marfa’s most steadfast advocates, Dr. Victoria “Tori” Carpenter, 60, passed away suddenly on November 15, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska.

Carpenter was born April 4, 1955 in San Saba, Texas, to well-known bootmaker and cowboy George Thomas “Buster” Carpenter Jr. and Jean Finley Carpenter. An only child, she …


September 15th, 2016

Jason Orosco

Jason Joey Orosco, 16, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Marfa.

Rosary service will be 7pm Friday, September 16 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Mass of Christian burial will be 11am Saturday, September 17 at the church with burial in Merced Cemetery.

Jason was born February 28, 2000 …


September 15th, 2016

Philip Chaim “Rubie” Rubinstein, 62, of Alpine left us to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 after a brief illness.

A celebration of Rubie’s life will be 1pm Saturday, September 17 at the Faith Alive Cowboy Church in Marfa.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois to Annette and Martin Rubinstein on …


September 12th, 2016

Ernest Chavez

Ernesto “Ernest” Chavez, 62, of Marfa, passed from this life at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa on Sunday, September 11, 2016.

He was born in Marfa on September 8, 1954 to Pedro and Lucilla (Alvarado) Chavez.

He was a longtime Marfa ISD employee and avid golfer.

He will be greatly missed by many Marfa and area …


September 8th, 2016

Eva Gonzalez

Former longtime Presidio resident Eva Garcia Gonzalez, 93, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in Midland.

She was born in El Vado de Pierda, Mexico on September 22, 1922. Eva married Pablo R. Gonzalez at the age of 18 and raised 10 children.

She was a devoted Catholic. Her …


September 8th, 2016

George Hernandez

George Ramos Hernandez, 55, of Alpine entered into internal life on August 30, 2016 in Alpine.

“Big George,” was born June 1, 1961 in Alpine, where he remained and dedicated his entire life. He was one of 11 children born to their father Mr. Salvador Rubio Hernandez Sr. and …

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