Hons, Donald R.
Donald R. Hons passed away June 30, 2011 at his home surrounded by his
He was born on June 30, 1951 in Seymour, TX the son of R.W. and Beatrice
Novak Hons. Don was raised in Seymour and went on to earn his Bachelors Degree
at Midwestern University in Wichita Falls, TX. He worked for the TABC for 31
years until his retirement.
Don was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Seymour and St. Michael the
Archangel Catholic Church in Garland. He loved his family very much and enjoyed
the time he spent with them.
Don was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife
of 34 years, Kathryn; son, Jonathan Hons; daughter, Carolyn Tarpley and husband
Adam; granddaughter, Audrey Kathryn Tarpley; sister, Dianne Cockrell and husband
Wayne; and two nieces and one nephew.
The family will receive friends 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Friday, July 1, 2011 at
Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home, with recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 PM. The
Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 2, 2011 in St. Michael the
Archangel Catholic Church, 950 Trails Pkwy Garland 75043.
The family requests donations are made in Donald's memory to the ALS
Association of North Texas, 1231 Greenway Drive, Suite 270 Irving TX 75038.
Published in Dallas Morning News on
July 1, 2011