Moore, James Jeffery "Jeff"
58 year old Pecos, Texas born resident of Glendale, CA passed away at home on May 13 after a long fight with various illnesses. He is survived by his life partner, John Oliver, many friends, aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives. He has touched many lives and will be missed by many.
A service to celebrate his life will be held on Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. May 24, at Fukui Mortuary 'Chapel in the Garden'., 707 E. Temple Street, Los Angeles, with Rev. Dawn Wilder officiating.
Casual attire, preferably colorful Aloha attire is requested for all
Published in the L. A. Times May 18, 2005
Butcher, Kenneth V. (76)
A valley of the sun painting contractor and World War 11 naval veteran, died January 1, 2005 at his Scottsdale, AZ residence. He was born in Grand Falls, TX and moved to the valley from Wilmington, CA 40 years ago. He is survived by his wife, Ida May; daughters, Verna Neal, Karen Corneil, Dixie Globes and Daisy Lee Marten; son, Ken Butcher, Jr., 10 grandchilddren and 3 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers, James and Charles Robert (Bob) Butcher.
Funeral services will be 9:00 AM Saturday, January 8, 2005 at Green Hills Mortuary Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes. Doors will open at 8:00 AM for viewing.
Published in the L. A. Times
Born March 28, 1914 in Pecos, Texas. Passed away in Santa Monica August 26, 2004. He married Mary Lopez in Carlsbad, NM on November 02, 1933. He was retired from his position of35 years as the Chef at the Riviera Country Club.
He is survived by his son, Richard; daughter-in-law, Belinda: two sisters, Celia and Bertha: two brothers, Ruben and Paul: six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Isabel Luna, Celestino Orozeo; his loving
wife of 70 years, Mary, two sisters and two brothers.
A visitation will be held Monday, August 30, 4-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. in the mortuary chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 31, at the Chapel of theRisen Christ at Holy Cross Cemetery, Interment to follow.
Published in the L. A. Times Aug. 29, 2004
Dyer, Thomas C.
Longtime educator, Dr. Thomas C. Dyer died peacefully in his sleep September 26, 2003 at the age of 91. Tom was born on February 8, 1912 in Pecos, Teas, the seventh child of George and Laura Dyer. After moving to Los Angeles in 1924, Tom
graduated from UCLA in 1935 where he was President of the Junior Class. He went on to earn his Masters and Doctorate at USC. Tom stayed in L. A. becoming Principal at Van Nuys High, Roosevelt High and Narbonne High Schools before retiring in 1971. While at Roosevelt, in 1963, he helped establish the first
Kiwanas club in the East Los Angeles area.
During WW 11, Tom joined the Army rising to the rank of Major in the Inspector General's Office while serving in NewGuinea and the Philippines. He was married to his first wife, Mildred Dunn for 51 years until her death in 1992. At the timeof his death he was residing in Oceanside with his second wife of 8 years, Lois Wiess. He is survived by his wife, two daughter,Tina and Cheryl, grandson, Trevor and two stepdaughters Tinaand Diane.
Services will be held at the Lesneski Chapel in San Clemente on Saturday, October 4 at 11:00 AM. Donations are suggested tohe San Diego Education Fund, which provides scholarships to college students who wish to become teachers, at 3963 Lamont St. San Diego, CA 92109
Published in the L. A. Times Oct. 1, 2003
Above 4 obits contributed by Eleanor E. Borkenhagen