David Benjamin Lee Jr.

David Benjamin Lee, Jr. Born 1927 in  Ore City, Gilmer County and grew up in Beckville. East Texas. He joined the United States Air Force at the age of 18 and retired after 20 years of service. He then went to work at Bell Helicopter for 27 years with 25 years in a supervisory capacity. After retirement he loved to keep a garden and keep neighbors supplied with vegetables.  He met his wife Dora while serving in Mallorca, Spain in 1961 and they married on the Rock of Gibraltar in 1963 then returned to the United States to live in Texas. He is survived by his wife Dora, sister Frances Price and her husband Johnny Price, sister Josaphine Rankin and brother William Lee and his wife Joann, nieces and nephews living in various states and nieces and nephews in England, also great nieces and nephews. He will always be in all our hearts. He will rest at the Veterans Cemetery. The family requests no flowers, donations to either the Diabetes Research Foundation or Alzheimer Research. He is preceded in death by his (adopted) daughter Monique Pratt and brother Gordon Lee.

Brenton James Mastronardi

Brenton James Mastronardi (48) of Fort Worth, TX passed away on May 1, 2020 surrounded by his loving family after his courageous battle with colon cancer. Brenton’s life would seem too short by many, but those who knew him best understand that the quality of his life far exceeded the quantity of time here on earth. His intelligence, exuberance for life, taste for the “finer things” and his humor will be missed by all. Brenton was born March 16, 1972 in Cortland, NY to Benny Mastonardi and Susan (Clark) Mastronardi. After graduating in 1990 from Cortland Senior High, he continued his athletic career playing soccer and graduating from the University of Buffalo. He then moved permanently to the DFW area to further his education and start his professional career. In 2009 he married Laura Staats and became an amazing step-father to Ramsey and Regan Sawyer. In 2011 they were blessed with another daughter, Ryan Mastronardi. After Ryan was born Brenton attained his PHD, but given his recent health concerns he was not able to complete his dissertation. Brenton experienced success in everything he did: Home Theater, Roofing/Construction and Finance. Often, he received recognition for his efforts such as Rookie of the Year, Shining Star Award and Aerie Award for Vision & Leadership to name a few. Due to his dedication for the last nine years, he was elected as board member emeritus to the Parker Foundation for Health and Happiness (PFHH). Brenton was also active on three elite soccer teams in the DFW Area, enjoyed golf and LOVED the Dallas Cowboys. Brenton is survived by his wife Laura (Staats) Mastronardi, children Ramsey, Regan, and Ryan; mother Susan Mastonardi, father Benny (Karen) Mastonardi, mother-in-law Irenea Staats, brother Ben (Sara) Mastonardi, sisters Bethany Mastronardi (Mike Germaine) and Marissa (Wyatt) Soeffing. Sisters-in-law Bernadette (Ramon) Quevedo, Judith Staats and Lisa Staats. Also surviving are grandmothers Laverna Mastronardi and Marilyn Peterson and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Brenton was preceded in death by grandparents; Benny Mastronardi, Midge Mastronardi, Earl (Mary) Clark and Beverley(Ted) Bottoff, as well as his aunt Donna Mastronardi and father in law Philip Staats. Due to COVID 19, arrangements to celebrate Brenton’s life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the GoFundMe page which benefits his wife and daughters.

Charles Lee Zdyb

Charles Lee Zdyb September 2, 1969 – April 19, 2020 Fort Worth — Charles Lee Zdyb , 50, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 19, 2020. Celebration of Life: Noon Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Springtown. Memorials: Donations may be made to Carrie and Alyssa Summers. Charles was born on September 2, 1969 to Andrea Angelina Faraci and Leo John Zdyb. Charles grew up in Fort Worth, graduated from Western Hills High School where he played football, and graduated from Lincoln Tech. He started working at the young age of 13, he was a master jack of all trades. He retired in 2014 from Weir Oil and Gas as an oil field employee. Charles loved life and lived it to the fullest. He valued family above all else. He loved fishing, cars, and he was always there for family and friends whenever needed. Survivors: Left behind who loved Charles and will miss him very much are his survivors, his wife, Carrie Summers; his sons, Charles Lee Zdyb II of the home, Cody Zdyb and wife, Maysi of Azle; daughter Alyssa Summers of the home; sisters Darlene Teaster (David Teaster), April McConnell of Pauline, South Carolina; brothers Leo Salvtore Zdyb (Jennifer) of Fort Worth, Jason Zdyb of Cowpen, South Carolina, Andrew Zdyb (Sandra) of Spartanburg, South Carolina; paternal aunt Debra Davis (Odell) of Fort Worth; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

M. Marie Graham Aston

M. Marie Graham Aston, 87, of Riverside, Ft. Worth, Texas, died Monday, April 20, 2020 at Life Care Center of Haltom after her battle with Alzheimer’s. Marie was born at home in Newark, Texas on August 7, 1933 and attended public schools there. She was a graduate of Newark High School. She started out as a housewife, then she and her husband later owned and operated Astons Drive in Grocery for many years in the late 70s. She then became a retired housewife. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years Charles N. Aston of Glen Rose, TX, parents Frank & Gladys McCrary of Haslet, TX. She is survived by her three daughters , Belinda Jean Dillon of Goodlettsville, Tennessee , Yvonne Aston Cole and her husband Terry Cole of Alvarado , Texas and Tamalia Ann Aston Askew of ( not known ) , 5 Grandchildren , Jason , Misty , Thurman , Andrew & Megan and several great – grandchildren , nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Because of the COVID – 19 virus there will be only a graveside burial. Burial will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2020 next to her Grand Parents in Dido, Texas at the Dido Cemetery.

Nathan Aaron Brown

Nathan Aaron Brown passed away peacefully and into Gods arms on Tuesday, April 7th while surrounded in love by his family. A private graveside service will be held at Bluebonnet Cemetery on Thursday, April 8th. Nathan was born on February 10th, 1932 in Healdton, Oklahoma. He was one of twelve children in which two brothers survive him, Jerry Brown and Guy Robert Brown. In 1951 Nathan met and married the absolute love of his life, Patsy Looper. Together they raised four children in Bedford, TX. They both gave their children much love, support and Christian guidance. Nathan is preceded in death by their son, Craig Brown and his wife, Patsy Brown. He is survived by his daughters, Kerry Richards and Debby Fernandez and son, Kevin Brown. Seven Grandchildren, Courtney Osborne, Scott Fernandez, Chad Fernandez, Blake Fernandez, Jason Fernandez, Nicole Kascir, Whitney Brown and eight Great Grandchildren, he was their very loving Poppi. Nathan loved the Lord and his Church, Harwood Terrace Baptist. You could always count that he was there on the Church Game Nights as he loved to play 42. He had many friends and loved them all. Nathan was a veteran and a proud member of the Chickasaw Tribe. He will be greatly missed by his children and Grandchildren but we take comfort knowing that he is with his wife and son in heaven.

Jose Arcenio Garza

Jose Arcenio Garza passed away on Tuesday, March 24th , 2020, after a brief battle with an aggressive form of lymphoma after 6 months in remission. He was 71 years young. Jose was born on April 9th, 1948, in Weslaco, Texas. Joe was a hard worker from a very young age. He grew to become an owner of his own Floor business which he excelled at for many years, and loved teaching his sons his trade. An enthusiastic traveler, Joe enjoyed road trips with his family and traveling the country to visit new places and see new scenery. He enjoyed taking his children to see what the world offered and teaching them about the outdoors, camping, fishing and he would even make up songs about snakes to avoid. He enjoyed the outdoors so much that he bought his family a country home in Weatherford, Texas. He loved to drive his tractor and spend his summer weekends out on the land with his children and grandchildren. Joe’s floor business started in Fort Worth, Texas where he eventually moved with his wife Candy and began their family. Joe was a father of four children: Brenda Barnes, Joseph Garza Jr., Jerad Garza and Autumn Garza- Vilichka. He was the proud grandfather of 9 Grandchildren: Cheyenne Creech, Justin Young, Ethan Young, Aubrey Garza, Esperanza Garza, Vincent Vilichka , Jude Garza, Ezra Garza and the youngest girl yet to be born. In addition to his wife and children, Jose is survived by his siblings: Israel Cervantes, Jesse Garza Sr, Lee Gutierrez, Gloria Munoz and Danny Gutierrez . He was predeceased by his brother, Noe Garza. The family has chosen to cremate at this time and has chosen to have a celebration of life later this year in South Texas with the family of Jose Garza.

Vickie Ann Day

Vickie Ann Day,63, passed away on March 10, 2020 at home in Fort Worth, Texas after her battle with cancer. She was born December 6, 1956. She is survived by her mother Carol Brown, brother Richard Brown and his wife Terri Brown, Son David Day, nieces and nephews Justin, Jolynn, and Jordan. She will be forever missed and loved by family and friends.

Evelyn Sue Feaster

Evelyn Sue Feaster, 68, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 17,2020 in Fort Worth, TX. She is survived by her children Jennifer Peterson and husband Michael, Jami Feaster-Vaughan and husband Chris, Jeff, three grandchildren, Jacob Peterson, Justin Leatherwood, Jesse Vaughan, her brothers Robert Frazee, David Frazee, Larry Frazee and wife Mary, Ronald Frazee and wife Linda, Kevin Frazee, Sisters Barbara Dean and Christina Buhler, and Many nieces and nephews.

James Lee Stroud

James Lee Stroud Born on March 19th, 1952. Left this earth on March 3, 2020 Preceded in death by his father James Albert Stroud, Jr and his wife of 43 yrs Deborah Faye Collier Stroud, she also left this earth on March 3,2015 He is survived by his mother, Joyce Graham Stroud, and Sister, Gloria Stroud Caddell 3 children Donavan Lee & Wife Mandy, Darren Everett Stroud, James Albert Jr & Wife Kristin 7 Grandchildren, and numerous nieces & nephews, family & friends and was loved by all James was a Veteran of the Vietnam War James was a race car enthusiast and enjoyed gardening & collecting model race cars of his favorite drivers & fishing Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 14th, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Alpine Funeral Home 2300 N Sylvania Ave Fort Worth, TX 76111

Richard M. Cox

It is with deep sorrow that we announce Richard M. Cox has entered heaven’s gates on February 26, 2020 at the age of 88. Born and raised in Gainesville, TX and a longtime resident of Fort Worth, TX. His hobbies included driving around Fort Worth, watching good ol’ westerns on TV and liked to work crazy puzzle books. He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years Ruth Cox, brothers Nugent, Newsome, and Ben Cox, sister Marcene Beazley and parents Marion and Ella (Ward) Cox Richard is survived by his daughters Paula K. Cox and Stephanie A. (Cox) Hogue, brother John Cox and wife Joy, sister-in-law’s Cherry Cox, Ann Kirkland, Sandra Thompson and husband Robert. Viewing will be held at 11:00am and Services will be 12:15 on Saturday February 29, 2020 at Alpine Funeral Home – 2300 N. Sylvania FT Worth, TX 76111 (817-834-4116).