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Re: In Memoriam [Re: TFF Staff 2] #13285064 09/18/19 03:43 PM
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Frank Joseph Iacono (Frank I)

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Frank Joseph Iacono, 62, died on August 25th 2019 at his home in Lewisville, Texas after a hard fought battle with illness. He was the devoted husband of Dorene Iacono. They shared 37 years of marriage together.

Frank was born in New York City on March 14th, 1957 to Ignace and Margaret Iacono. He grew up and lived in the Bronx, NY until moving to Lewisville, Texas in 1994 with his spouse Dorene. He graduated from Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing in 1979. He practiced in the nursing field as an RN for 40 years and helped pioneer the nursing landscape for many other males entering the profession. Frank was a precision driven RN who truly made the patients the focus. He believed in a “teamwork first” approach to healthcare and enjoyed his work immensely. He enjoyed making a difference in the lives of others.

Frank married Dorene in 1982 after they attended nursing school together. They were blessed to work together at times during their careers. They had a relationship few experience. They enjoyed travel, sporting events, concerts, their beloved pets, and time spent with family and friends as a couple. Frank was a committed football fan of the New York Giants and loved his Yankees. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the time spent with others fishing as much as the “catch”. He spent many an hour with his pepper plants and care of their garden. The garden that helped provide those magnificent smells of home cooked food he enjoyed while watching favorite TV shows with Dorene. Frank will be remembered for his sarcasm, his humor, his compassion for others, and his love for his wife.

Frank is preceded in death by his father Ignace Iacono.

Frank is survived by his wife Dorene Iacono of Lewisville, Texas and his beloved Chrissy and Bella . He is survived by his Mother Margaret Iacono of Bronx, NY, Sister and Brother-in-law Gerie and Lee DeMarco of Pompano Beach, Florida who have provided great support, his sister Lisa Pitz, husband Steve and their children Victoria and Kimberly of Bronx, NY.

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Billy Joe Dyson, Jr. (RedSkeeter)

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Mr. Billy Joe Dyson, Jr, 60, of Arlington, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 in a Dallas hospital. He was born June 17, 1958 in Corpus Christi to Billy Joe Dyson, Sr. and JoAnn Stark Dyson.

Mr. Dyson was a member of Lake Fork Baptist Church and worked in the Aerospace Industry

He is survived by his wife, Kay Dyson; son, Kory Dyson and wife Victoria; daughter, Kayla Dyson; step-daughters Kristy White and husband Bo and Kinsey Jenkins and husband Luis; nine grandchildren; parents, Billy Joe Dyson, Sr. and JoAnn Stark Dyson; brothers Terry Dyson and wife Sheila and Roy Adams and wife Teri; mother-in-law, Bobbie Higginbotham; and one nephew, Billy Wayne Dyson.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Wayne Dyson and one grandson, Jarett Shane Sorrells.

Billy was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather and friend. His interests included fishing, dancing, cooking and most of all spending time at his lake house with his family and friends. He was an active member of the Texas Fishing Forum, known as “Redskeeter”. He will be sincerely missed by his loving family, devoted friends and all the wonderful individuals who knew him and loved him.

He was also a TFF moderator and good friend to us all. Billy Dyson is greatly missed.


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Re: In Memoriam [Re: TFF Staff 2] #13548693 05/07/20 03:26 PM
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Alan Perrin (Alan Perrin)

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Mr. Alan Perrin was born on September 22, 1950 to Bill and Faye Perrin of Gainesville. Alan attended Texas State University, where he met Andra Parman. Alan and Andra were married on January 26, 1974 in San Marcos and spent the next 44 years of their lives together before Andra was called home to be with the Lord. He was able to find happiness again when he married Reida Bennett on April 26, 2019. Alan was an accomplished football coach and teacher at Northwest and Lewisville High Schools where he touched countless lives and was beloved by his students, athletes, and colleagues. He was an avid fisherman much of his life and he loved time spent on the lake and the friends he made through fishing.

Alan was a Godly man and a follower of Jesus Christ. He was humble, generous, and loved to make people laugh. Above all, he loved his family, his friends, and his five grandchildren who meant the world to him. Alan finished his race and went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2020, at the age of 69.

Alan is survived by his wife Reida Perrin; son, Brian and wife, Marla Perrin of West Palm Beach, and son, Michael and wife, Dana Perrin of Justin; step-sons, Brian and Brad Bennett of Corinth; grandchildren, Tayler, Gabrial, and Caroline Perrin of West Palm Beach, and Leyton and Landri Perrin of Justin; siblings, Wallace Perrin and Bob Perrin of Gainesville, and Susan and Les Scott of St. Jo; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Margie Parman of Keller.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Andra, and his parents Bill and Faye Perrin.

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Thad Rains (Thad Rains)

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Thad Eugene Rains went to be with his Creator on May 5, 2020. He was born on September 3, 1960 to Jack and Marilyn Rains in Lubbock, Texas.

Thad graduated from Bovina High School then attended Texas Tech University where he graduated with a Plant and Soil Science Bachelor degree and then went on and achieved a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics. Thad then began to work as a personal investment broker for First Investors, then Fidelity, for over 22 years in Los Colinas, Texas. He medically retired in 2007. He struggled with Type I diabetes for over 48 years.

Thad was a true gentleman, an avid fisherman and a loyal and friend. He had a generous heart and loved to share his hard work experience, especially about fishing with anyone who asked. He is survived by his sister, Ryn Rains of Post, TX; step-mother, Carolyn Rains of Fort Worth, TX; two aunts, Jimmie Lueder of Albuquerque, NM and Geneva Fletcher of Ropesville, TX; and numerous loving cousins.

Thad was preceded in death by his father, Jack Rains; mother, Marilyn Rains; and his beloved grandparents, Carl and Penny Rains and Velma Fletcher.

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Tommy Hagler (The Hag)

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Thomas Lavoy Hagler, 66, beloved husband, father, Papaw and friend, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.

Tommy was born July 2, 1954 in Abilene, Texas to Dean and Sonoma Hagler. He graduated from Abilene High School in 1972 and attended Abilene Christian University. He married Barbara Beasley on February 9, 2001. Tommy began his career in the construction industry as a paint contractor alongside his father, Dean. He later became an estimator and general Superintendent working on many projects in Abilene and the surrounding Big Country.

As a lifetime Abilenian, Tommy was very proud of his Abilene community and the projects he was a part of. He developed many close relationships with the contractors and local businesses he worked with. He was an active supporter of the Abilene Police Department, Potosi Volunteer Fire Department, and Ben Richey Boy’s Ranch and Family Program.

Tommy was an avid outdoorsman. Hunting and fishing were his passions. He could talk fishing all day, every day, to anyone willing to listen. He enjoyed passing on his tips and tricks, although through his competitive nature, kept a few fishing secrets to himself. His favorite lake was O.H. Ivie and he knew every curve and the depth of each bend. Tommy was an original member of Abilene 35 Bass Club where he developed lifetime friendships. Through his intense knowledge of fishing, he started Hag’s Tornado Bait in 2009 with his wife Barbie. He enjoyed sponsoring many fishermen and women in hopes they would land a sharelunker. Tommy also loved to hunt and shared his passion with military veterans by hosting hunts at his ranch, Hag’s Hideout, for veterans to enjoy. Tommy once posted, “Please remember to ask for Him to look over those brave men and women that are protecting our freedoms.” Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Dean and Sonoma Hagler.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Barbie; his daughters Courtney Foster of Fort Worth, DeAnn Starks and husband Ryan of Abilene and Candice Hagler of Bishop; his bonus daughters Dejah McCorkle and husband Glen, Jessica DeNigro and husband Patrick of Abilene and the absolute lights of his life- his 14 grandchildren; Carrli, Avery, Makayla, Grady, Tyler, Emma, Kaeli, Laini, Jace, Ava, Bailee, Cambry, Akane, Victoria and one great-granddaughter expected in January;his cherished siblings, Theresa Lollis and husband George, Connie Vogler and husband Donny, Deana Morris and husband Robby, John Hagler and wife Tamara, and Kristi Longoria; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

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Keith Mitchell Bratton (Cast)

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Rhome ~ Keith Mitchell Bratton, 69, went to be with our Lord Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

Keith was born May 31, 1951 to Howard R. and Lillian (Brazil) Bratton in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He was united in marriage March 8, 1980 to Thea Lizbeth Crandall in Houston, Texas. He was a Master Electrician, and proudly served our country in the United States Navy. Keith was a beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother Douglas Bratton

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 41 years, Thea Bratton of Rhome; his son, Mathew Bratton and fiancé Hannah of Peyton, Colorado; his sister, Corliss Bratton of Houston; his brothers, Dale Bratton and wife Royleene of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Phillip Bratton and wife Lynn of Sugarland; several nieces, nephews, and extended family members, as well as a host of friends.

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Kary Mark Pack, 59, stepped into heaven on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 with family by his side. On June 10, 1961 Mark was born to JE Pack and Jacqueline (Jackie) Burton in Roswell, NM. He married his bride, Donna Brim on July 24, 1982 in Roswell, NM. They have 2 sons. First and foremost, Mark loved God and sharing His love. His family, fishing and the Dallas Cowboys came next. Mark had an undeniable laugh and a great sense of humor. He loved to make people laugh. His one-liners are legendary. “wherever you go…there you are.” Mentor, friend, Pac-Man and “legend of Lake Fork” are words spoken about Mark. He was a professional fishing guide for Lake Fork for many years. He loved fishing! He was able to make a living of his passion. Mark’s professional career was over 10 years between the Bassmaster Elites and the FLW Tours where he fished over 100 professional tournaments and achieved 12 Top 10 finishes, 3 Title appearances and 2 tour victories. In 2013 he continued innovating lures and bringing them to the bass fishing industry with M-Pack Lures. His innovation was the M-Pack Jig and the M-Pack Shad

Mark is survived by his wife, Donna Pack of Mineola, TX; sons, Jason & Ana Pack of Paris, TX, Joshua Pack, Mineola, TX; mother Jackie Burton, Roswell, NM; In-Laws- Glenn & Ruth Brim of Roswell, NM; brothers, Jamie & Lori Pack of Roswell, NM, Tony Bartlett of Peaster, TX; sisters, Lyndia & Jimmy Meeks of Roswell, NM, Ellene & Rick Cunningham of Bridgeport, TX, Gina Hall of Roswell, NM, Dawn & Don Strait of Peaster, TX ; brother-in-law-Scott & Angela Brim of Roswell, NM; sister-in-law-Debra & Scott Stapleton of Colorado Springs, CO; nieces, Amber & John Dollar of Roswell, NM, Kiersten & Jeff Lynn of Roswell, NM, Ayrin Meeks of Roswell, NM, Christia & Shane Cowen of Poolville, TX, Kristen Veretto of Colorado Springs, CO; nephews, Randy & Krystal Whited of Paradise, TX, Alex & Theresa Meeks of Scottsdale, AZ., Andrew Meeks & fiancé Brittany McNamara of Phoenix, AZ, Cody Cunningham and fiancé Cheyenne Fox of Springtown, TX; great nieces-Brooklyn & Brielle Dollar of Roswell, NM, Kadince & Kabella Whited, Makayla Caple of Paradise, TX; great nephews, Eli, Noah & Luke Lynn of Roswell, NM, Jace & Quinten Cowen of Poolville, TX, Blaze Dollar of Roswell, NM and numerous cousins. Mark is preceded in death by his father, JE Pack.

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Lynn Franklin Glaze (BigDozer66)

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Lynn Franklin Glaze, 54, of Lufkin was born September 22, 1966 in Lufkin, Texas to the late Shirley (Jones) and Lenard Junior Glaze, and died Tuesday, August 31, 2021 in a local hospital. He married Tarra Hassell February 1, 1992 and they were married for 29 years. They had two children, Sarah and Nicolas Glaze. Lynn graduated from Tatum High School in 1984 and from Universal Technical Institute in Houston in 1985. Lynn joined the U.S. Navy but while in basic training a prior basketball injury flared up, ending his service. Lynn worked for Solar Supply for 33 years, both in Lufkin and later as a manager in Nacogdoches. Lynn enjoyed traveling, camping, scouting, kayaking, fishing and shooting. He was a Southern Baptist and for many years had served as Deacon and in the Awanas children’s ministries.

Lynn is survived by his wife, Tarra Glaze of Lufkin; daughter, Sarah Glaze of Lufkin; son, Nicolas Glaze of Lufkin; brother and sister-in-law, Lon and Tammy Glaze of Lufkin, sisters and brother-in-law, Cindy Morgan of Lufkin, Sara and Gregg Faulkner of Ruidoso, New Mexico; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rory and Barbara Hassell of Lufkin, Tanya and Michael Parker of Huntington, Radd and Rene Hassell, Ryan and Teresa Hassell, all of Lufkin; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Kenneth “Skeeter” Fowler (Skeeter_1)

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Skeeter Fowler passed away September 12, 2021, in Memphis, TN. He was born October 3, 1970, in Mesquite, to Melvin Wayne & Alta Diane Burk Fowler. Skeeter spent his early years in Seagoville, where he graduated from Seagoville High School, Class of 1989. After high school, he pursued his baseball career at Eastfield College and then joined the USAF. Skeeter returned home, met and married the love of his life, Amy Medrano, and started his family. Koltyn was born in 1992, Austyn in 1994, the family moved to Grand Saline in 1998 and Daltyn was born. He was in the trucking industry for over 30 years, owning his own business for the last 15 plus years. Skeeter’s true love was fishing, and he was involved with local fishing and bass clubs, and state tournaments. He fished all over Texas and moved on to the National Professional Fishing League where he fished throughout the USA. Skeeter founded, owned, and operated “Little Angler’s Big Bass Showdown”. He was also a supporter of K-9s4Cops. Skeeter was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Alfonso “Wello” Medrano.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Amy Fowler of Grand Saline; parents, Melvin & Diane Fowler of Palmer; mother-in-law, Remona Satterwhite of Mineola; three sons, Koltyn Fowler (Tricia) of Lindale, Austyn “Sporty” Fowler (Tambra) of Lindale; and Daltyn Fowler (Lindsey Catherwood) of Tyler; brother, Bruce Fowler (Christina) of Grand Saline; two grandchildren, Mason James Fowler and Breck Austyn Fowler; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Brent Person, Gerald Bolin, Brian Robison, Jeff Reynolds, Patrick McNutt, and Ralph "Bubba" Robertson.

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Donnie C. O'Neal left the bonds of earth and ascended up into the arms of our Lord on September 1, 2021.

Donnie was born in Austin, Texas on September 13, 1967. He attended Bastrop High School, Centenary College of Louisiana and Sam Houston State University. He was a catcher and pitcher while playing baseball during his college years. He was a member of the Afishinados Bass Club of Austin, Texas, director of the Lake Austin Wednesday Night Tournaments and fished Bass Champs, TTZ, TFL, Media Bass, C.A.S.T., Take a Soldier Fishing, and the National Professional Fishing League.

Donnie is a shining light that will be remembered for his love of family and fishing, and for his infectious smile, competitiveness, and friendliness. Donnie was a loving son, father, and grandfather. He was a friend and mentor to so many and though he was a fierce competitor, he would help out his competition. Donnie had an unceasing drive and passion to be successful in all his endeavors, especially as a professional bass fisherman. This past year he was invited to compete in the National Professional Fishing League. Donnie's dream was finally coming true after many years of competition and hard work. The happiness, love and joy showed in his face at each bass fishing tournament. He had several bass fishing partners (you know who you are) including his dad and mom. What wonderful memories we can hold in our hearts for this loving, and caring, larger than life man.

To cherish his memory, Donnie leaves behind his parents, Larry and Ruby O'Neal of Cedar Creek, Tx., daughter, Lauren O'Neal of Austin, Tx., daughter, Sarah Holybee and husband Larry Holybee and children, Emily Holybee and Brylee Holybee of Thrall, Tx., son, Cameron O'Neal of Addison, Tx., nephew/brother, Kyle O'Neal, brothers, Danny O’Neal of Eldorado, Tx., Travis O’Neal and Wife, Shannon of Round Rock, Tx., partner, Jennifer Zimmerman and family of Leander, Tx., and nephews, aunts, cousins and their spouses. Donnie was preceded in death by his sister Kimberley, his paternal and maternal grandparents.

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Mr. Travis Burton Ainsworth, age 50, of Diana, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021, in Longview. Travis was born on December 3, 1970, in McKinney to the late T.R. and Leah Wills Ainsworth. He worked as a Transmission Supervisor for AEP/Swepco, and was a member of the Harvester Center Church in Diana. He was a talented artist and an avid crappie fisherman. He was a loving husband to his wife of 27 years, Brandee Ainsworth of Diana who survives. He is also survived by their two sons, Brandon Mason Ainsworth of Diana, Calvin Job Ainsworth and his wife Amanda of Stillwater, Oklahoma; two brothers, Jamey Ainsworth of Lindale, Matt Ainsworth of Hawkins; sisters, Vicki Ainsworth of Lubbock, Andrea Lessard of Lindale, April Lessard of Hawkins; a nephew, Ransom Ainsworth. He is preceded in death by his parents.

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