Terry Wayne Haltom | Bluebonnet News

Terry Wayne Haltom completed his race on April 29, 2024.  While he was by no means the loudest within the room, he was at all times the primary to hear and the one others tended to take heed to.  He was a person of few phrases, however when he spoke, he was heard.   Incredibly clever and unbelievably smart, he had one of many largest hearts and liked unconditionally.  He may at all times discover the nice in individuals and at all times sought to live a life worthy of his Christian stroll.

 He was born on January 23, 1944, to Jewel Ramon and Lubye Lee Haltom.  The youngest of seven youngsters and the one one to be born in a hospital, “Butch” rapidly grew to become the newborn of the household, a job that his siblings by no means let him outgrow or overlook.  Raised in Dolen, Texas, he attended the infant room Dolen college till it was consolidated with Tarkington, the place he graduated in 1963.  

Butch attended faculty in Colorado earlier than becoming a member of the US Army.  In 1967, he met the love of his life, a Baltimore yankee named Donna Harris.  They married quickly after on a Friday the thirteenth and launched into a collection of adventures.   For 56 years they laughed and liked collectively, elevating three youngsters in Dolen, only a stone’s throw from the homestead the place he himself grew up.  

 His love of household was solely eclipsed by his love for his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   Butch was a trustworthy founding member of Unity Baptist Church in Dolen for forty years. His religion in Jesus by no means faltered, even within the face of maximum loss and adversity at instances all through his life. 

 In 1968, he went to work for Anheuser Busch, working his manner from the bottling ground to the standard assurance lab, earlier than retiring in 2005.  He was a member of Tarkington Prairie Masonic Lodge #498 for nearly 60 years, the place he was a Past Master and recipient of the Golden Trowel.   He continued his Masonic service as a member of the Houston Scottish Rite, reaching the thirty second Degree and Knights Commander of the Court of Honor.

He left this world peacefully, together with his spouse’s hand in his and his youngsters at his ft.  Surely, he was greeted on the gates of Heaven by his stunning daughter Teri.  Also previous him in dying have been his mother and father, Jewel and Lubye Haltom, brothers Jewel “Cowboy” Haltom Jr., Jim Haltom, and Bob Haltom, and sisters Doris Wells and Dorothy Hall.  Left to cherish his legacy are his spouse and soulmate Donna Haltom, daughter Honore Bailey and husband Marty, son Donny Haltom and spouse Heather, and his massive sister Yvonne “Sis” Griffin.  He leaves grandchildren; Ayden Burt, Kip Haltom Bailey, Jase Bailey, Dylan Haltom, Lucas Haltom, Lance Haltom, Jewel Leia Haltom and honorary granddaughter Jessica Whitmire; and two nice grandchildren, Braelyn Powell and Drake Haltom, who have been his pleasure and pleasure; and scores of cousins, nieces, nephews, pals, acquaintances, in-laws and outlaws….. however to the most effective of our data, no foes.

Visitation can be held at Pace Stancil Funeral Home on Friday May third from 6-8pm.   Funeral Service can be at 10:00 the next Saturday morning, May 4th at Unity Baptist Church, 8904 FM 787 in Dolen, Texas.  Burial will observe on the Haltom Family Cemetery in Dolen.  The household asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Unity Baptist Church, Dolen, Texas.

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