Brad Kubin Craig, 52, born June 30, 1967, died May 4. He graduated from Dulles High School in Stafford, and received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M, Suma Cum Laude, as well as his PHD in Economics in 2001. He is survived by his wife Brandy Bresenhan Craig, and mother Carolyn Kubin Craig, and sister Alison Blom.
Josephine Federico, 89, born Oct. 25, 1930, died May 8.
Josephine Alice Hosea, 88, born Sept. 18, 1931, died May 9. She is survived by her her son Thomas W. Hosea, daughter Linda Kelly, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Marion L. James, 92, born March 28, 1928 in Rosehill, Texas, died May 8. She is survived by her daughters Wyvone Heath, Janet Stoppelberg and Georgetta C. James, and five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a great-great granddaugter.
Ralph S. Marek, 95, died April 25. Marek was a true self-made businessman, whose partnership with his brothers covering 82 years built a great legacy for others to follow. He fostered a long term commitment to always do the right thing that extended beyond his family and his friends – it included his employees, clients, and suppliers. A man of strong faith, Ralph was always ready with a kind word, an open heart, and a willingness to help.
Thomas Eugene Smith Jr., 82, born June 1, 1937 in Columbia, Miss., died May 15. He was a member of The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for more than 20 years, Garden Oaks Lodge #1306, J. W Chandler Daylight Lodge #1452, Billy Wayne Tinsley Lodge #1458 and Cowboy Lodge. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley Smith, son Thomas Leroy Smith, and two grandchildren.