Obituaries of HPD Family Members

Tom Kennedy

 

ALEXANDER

Mrs. Espranza “Essie” Pinson Alexander passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the age of 80. She is the mother of Police Officer Rosa A. Golden, assigned to the Command Center.

Services were held December 1 with burial in Houston Memorial Gardens.

 

AUTHIER

Retired Senior Police Officer Stephen W. Authier passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at the age of 56. He is survived by his wife Rosalinda Authier. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He joined the Houston Police Department on September 3, 1985, Academy Class No. 131. During his career with the department, Senior Police Officer Authier was assigned to the Northeast, Emergency Communications, Clear Lake, Burglary and Theft, and Southeast Divisions, retiring on July 19, 2014. Services were held December 23.

 

BLACKMON

Melonee Kaye (Seafous) Blackmon passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at the age of 57. She is the sister of Retired Car Attendant Sherry S. Temple, last assigned to the Fleet Unit, retiring on June 30, 2016. Services were held December 1 with burial in Houston memorial Gardens.

 

BUVINGHAUSEN

Mrs. Georgie L. Buvinghausen passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the age of 99. She is the widow of Lieutenant Calvin H. Buvinghausen, who passed away on June 1, 1994.

Services were held November 9 with burial in Earthman Resthaven.

 

CHAVEZ

Mr. Richard John Chavez passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the age of 76. He is the father of Senior Police Officer Vincent L. Chavez, assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Division, and the uncle of Sergeant Gary T. Greensage, assigned to the Burglary and Theft Division.

 

DAVIS

Mr. Antwine Davis passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the age of 72. He is the brother of Senior Police Officer Georganna Davis, assigned to the South Central Division.

Services were held in Galveston.

 

GARCIA

Retired Senior Jail Attendant Ophelia Garcia passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the age of 78. She is the sister of Retired Senior Clerk Mary F. Cuellar, who retired on March 30, 2001, out of the Homicide Division; aunt of Retired Police Officer Ernest Gonzales, who retired on October 7, 2006, out of the South Central Division, and aunt of Retired Sergeant Dora Gonzalez, who retired on March 9, 1996, out of the Internal Affairs Division. Senior Jail Attendant Garcia joined the Houston Police Department on January 29, 1984. During her career with the department she was assigned to the Property Room and the Jail Division. She retired on September 21, 2001. Services were held December 18 with burial in Forest Park Lawndale.

 

GILBERT

Mr. Micah W. Gilbert passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the age of 16. He is the son of Police Officer Wendell G. Gilbert, assigned to the Homicide Division. Services were held December 12 with burial in Rosewood Memorial Park in Porter.

 

HOUSTON

Ms. Barbara Jean Houston passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the age of 78. She is the mother of Senior Police Service Officer Nanette D. Pardue, assigned to the Northeast Division, and second cousin of Senior Police Officer Gregory E. August Jr., assigned to the Auto Theft Division. Services were held December 23 with burial in Brookside Memorial Park.

 

ISELI-RENEVEY

Mr. Anton Iseli-Renevey passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017. He is the grandfather of Sergeant Melanie Williams, assigned to the Downtown Division. Services were held December 8 in Beatenberg, Switzerland.

 

KING, J.

Mr. James Bernard King passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the age of 58. He is the father of Probationary Police Officer Curtis J. King, assigned to the North Division. Services were held December 23 with burial in Brookside Memorial Park.

 

KING, O.

Mr. Odis Dan King, Sr. passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017. He is the father of Senior Police Officer Sherry B. Holden, assigned to the Southwest Division. Services were held December 16 in Rosenberg.

 

LE

Mr. Thu Van Le passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the age of 77. He is the father of Retired Senior Police Officer Tony H. Le, whom retired on June 17, 2010, out of the Training Division, and Senior Police Officer Danny V. Le, assigned to the Downtown Division.

Services were held December 16 with burial in South Park Cemetery in Pearland.

 

LOCKLEY

Ms. Jadah Rene Lockley passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the age of 27. She is the daughter of Senior Police Officer James H. Lockley Jr., assigned to the Narcotics Division. Services were held December 22 in New Orleans.

 

MILLER

Mr. Ronald Leroy Miller passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017, at the age of 57. He is the brother of Sergeant Edna F. Miller, assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Division; he is also the uncle of Jail Attendant Kimberly M. McCoy, assigned to the Jail Division. Services were held December 23.

 

MOSELEY

Mrs. Rossie Cornelia Brooks Moseley passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at the age of 92. She is the grandmother of Office Supervisor Kristie C. Moseley, assigned to the Records Division. Services were held December 4 with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.

 

NGUYEN

Mr. Quang Nguyen passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017, at the age of 59. He is the father-in-law of Police Officer Song Nguyen, assigned to the Central Division. Services were held December 9 with burial in Brookside Memorial Park.

 

PAO

Mr. Ahloh Pao passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017, at the age of 95. He is the father of Radio Installer Kenan “Ken” Pao, assigned to the Office of Technology Services Mobile Technology Group.  Services were held December 16.

 

PATTERSON

Mr. Charles Laten Patterson III passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017 at the age of 48. He is the brother of Police Officer Lakeitria L. Patterson, assigned to the Homicide Division. Services were held December 16 with burial in Paradise Cemetery North.

 

PENA

Mr. Cruz Pena, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the age of 72. He is the father of Sergeant Ruben O. Pena, assigned to the Downtown Division. Services were held December 14 with burial in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery.

 

ROHUS

Mrs. Annette Dolores Rohus passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 63. She is the mother of Police Officer Reginald W. Gilbert, assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Division. Services were held December 8 with burial in Brookside Memorial Park.

 

ROSE

Retired Sergeant Ralph Rose passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife Doris Rose. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Air Force. He joined the Houston Police Department on April 28, 1958, Academy Class No. 18. During his career with the department he was assigned to Central Division, Identification Division, Internal Affairs Division, and Auto Theft Division. Sergeant Rose Retired on April 1, 1994. Services were held December 2 with burial in Lufkin.

 

SAWYER

Mr. Thomas Edward Sawyer, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the age of 77. He is the father-in-law of Senior Police Officer Terry W. Jones, assigned to the Airport Division – IAH. Services were held December 4in Wanakena, New York.

 

STEVENS

Mrs. Ollie E. Stevens passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the age of 74. She was the mother-in-law of Police Officer Timothy S. Abernethy, whom was killed in the Line of Duty on December 7, 2008; and mother-in-law of Sergeant James D. Rhoads, assigned to the Homicide Division. Services were held December 9.

 

TIMM

Mrs. Suzan Aileen Timm passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the age of 64. She is the mother of Senior Police Officer David J. Patterson, assigned to the Vice Division. Services were held December 20.

 

VALDEZ

Mrs. Alice S. Valdez passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the age of 89. She is the mother of Senior Office Assistant Katherine E. Garza, assigned to the Special Investigations Command; grandmother of Administrative Associate Crystal E. Sagarnaga, assigned to the Property Division; and the mother-in-law of retired Administrative Assistant Rose M. Valdez, who retired in April 2004 and was last assigned to the Personnel Division. Services were held December 30 with burial in Forest Park Lawndale.