Ralph Bryan Honts

Ralph Bryan Honts

Male 1934 - 1993  (59 years)

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  • Name Ralph Bryan Honts 
    Born 4 Mar 1934  Dallam County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1993  Tarrant County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29463  Casburn Family
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2017 

    Father John Bryan Honts, Sr,   b. 22 Dec 1905, Eagle Rock, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1989, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Edna Carolyn Bowron,   b. 2 May 1905, Graham, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1991, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1934 
    Family ID F12072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. John Bryan Honts, II,   b. 10 Jun 1958, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1973, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F22029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Bryan Honts, an attorney, died Tuesday, June 1, 1993, in Fort Worth. He was 59. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Ridglea Christian Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Greenwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      Mr. Honts was born in Dalhart and moved to Fort Worth in 1943. He was a 1952 graduate of Arlington Heights High School and a 1955 graduate of Southern Methodist University. Two years later he received his law degree from the University of Texas. At Arlington Heights he lettered in golf, football and basketball. At SMU he was on a golf scholarship, and his team won the National Intercollegiate Golf Championship in 1954.

      Mr. Honts had a direct commission into the Judge Advocate General's Corps in 1958 and was stationed at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo. He was released from active duty in 1961 and became an associate with the law firm of Hardeman, Smith and Foy in San Angelo. During this time he was vice president of the Lions Club and secretary of the Tom Green County Bar Association. In 1964 he returned to Fort Worth and became legal counsel for the Fort Worth Savings and Loan Association, and he later formed a partnership with Jack Rattikin Jr. In 1982 Mr. Honts opened his own law firm. He became city attorney for River Oaks in 1989.

      Mr. Honts was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity, Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity, Texas Exes, the Downtown Lions Club, the American Bar Association, the Texas Bar Association and River Crest Country Club, and he was on the board of the Tarrant Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

      The family suggests that memorials be made to The Glass House Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, Fort Worth, Texas; Harris Hospice, Fort Worth, Texas; or a favorite charity. Survivors, all of Fort Worth: Wife, Nancy Bordeno Honts; son, Mark Honts; daughter, Elyn McCall; and sister, Mary Voyles.

      Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX)
      June 3, 1993