Obituaries

  • River Ministry Director Daniel Rangel dies

    Daniel Rangel, director of Texas Baptists’ River Ministry and Mexico Missions for 11 years, died on Nov.10. He was 57.

  • Obituary: Robert Allen Fanning

    Robert Allen Fanning, a Baptist layman and attorney who served on a variety of denominational boards, died Nov. 2 in Dallas. He would have been 88 the following day.

  • Obituary: Nelson Rodriguez

    Nelson Rodriguez of Fort Worth, a Baptist layman and a leader in both business and government, died Oct. 22. He was 67.

  • Obituary: Chester O’Brien

    Chester C. O’Brien of Amarillo, retired pastor and denominational executive, died Oct. 20. He was 94.

  • Obituary: Doug Dillard

    Samuel Douglas “Doug” Dillard, longtime editorial cartoonist for the Baptist Standard and veteran Christian communicator, died Oct. 5 in Belton. He was 90.

  • Obituary: Ed Wittner

    Edward “Ed” Lee Wittner of Waco, longtime minister of music, died Oct. 2, 2019. He was 89.

  • Obituary: Jim Humphries

    James “Jim” F. Humphries, former missionary to Vietnam and Texas Baptist pastor, died Sept, 28 in Tyler. He was 93.

  • Obituary: Forrest “Butch” Pesch

    Forrest “Butch” Pesch, retired Texas Baptist pastor, died Aug. 22 in Goldthwaite. He was 77.

  • Obituary: Harvey W. Hoffman Jr.

    Harvey W. Hoffman Jr. of Farmerville, La., former Texas Baptist pastor, died Aug. 27. He was 85.

  • Obituary: Bill Everett

    William C. “Bill” Everett, longtime Texas Baptist pastor, died Sept. 2 in Carthage. He was 86.

  • Obituary: Eddy Lee Curry

    Eddy Lee Curry of Abilene, longtime Texas Baptist minister of education, died Aug. 14. He was 66.

  • Obituary: Addie Muriel Robinson

    Addie Muriel Robinson, longtime home missionary and minister’s wife, died Aug. 11. She was 86.