Submit a memorial at texasbar.com/memorials or call (512) 427-1830. For information on closing a deceased attorney’s practice, go to texasbarcle.com/materials/closingapractice.html. GREGORY T. HECTOR Hector, 68, of Lohn, died Nov. 9, 2014. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1971. Hector was in private practice in Austin from 1971 to 1973 and also was a professional musician for most of his life, having been a member of the World Famous Cowboy Band and a band director and librarian at Austin-area schools. He was active in numerous civic and community organizations, including serving as a past Texas division commander of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a past master of the Austin Masonic Lodge No. 12, and a living historian with the Texas Forts Trail Region of the Texas Heritage Trails Program. Hector is survived by his wife of 46 years, Donna; son, Gregory Todd; daughter, Christina Ruffing; brothers, Gary and Larry; and five grandchildren. MICHAEL CHARLES PAUL Paul, 65, of McGregor, died Oct. 9, 2014. He received his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1989. Paul was a solo practitioner focusing on labor law from 1989 until his death, and he also was a labor lawyer for the Rebecca Fisher Law Firm from 2001 to 2003. He was a 32nd-degree Mason and loved books, history, old movies, and protecting the rights of the working class. Paul is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sharon; son, Michael Patrick; and one grandson. EUGENE JOSEPH DOZIER Dozier, 75, of Fort Worth, died Dec. 12, 2014. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1963. Dozier was a partner in Shannon Gracey from 1964 to 1978 and a partner in Barlow Garsek & Simon from 1987 to 2003. He also was admitted as a briefing attorney for the Texas Supreme Court, an attorney and counselor of the U.S. Supreme Court, and a life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Dozier was a fan of UT sports, a docent at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and had a 12-year yoga practice. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nancy; sons, Robert and David; daughter, Margaret Kramer; and six grandchildren. JAMES ALVIS MOSELEY Moseley, 79, of Houston, died Nov. 2, 2014. He received his law degree from South Texas College of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1965. Moseley was an assistant district attorney and then chief prosecutor of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office from 1965 to 1993. He was a member of Delta Theta Phi as well as the South Texas Law Review. Moseley served in the U.S. Army as a captain and honorary Kentucky colonel from 1957 to 1958 and from 1961 to 1962. He is remembered for his love of family and friends, golf, and travel. Moseley is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sally; son, James; daughter, Susan Lofland; sister, Katherine Tucci; and six grandchildren. KAREN RENEE MCNAIR McNair, 58, of Dayton, died Nov. 22, 2014. She received her law degree from South Texas College of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1983. McNair was an associate of the Norwood Law Firm in Liberty from 1983 to 2004, a private practitioner in Dayton from 2004 to 2008, and a prosecutor in the Liberty County Attorney’s Office from 2008 to 2014. She also enjoyed horses, music, theater, and spending time with her family. McNair is survived by her husband of 31 years, Richard Fosburgh; son, Asa Fosburgh; daughters, Paula Harville and Kristen Fosburgh; mother, Gytha; brothers, Mark and Craig; and four grandchildren. OSCAR NIPPER Nipper, 87, of Dickinson, died Dec. 10, 2014. He received his law degree from the University of Indiana Robert H. Mc- Kinney Law School and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1958. He also was a member of the Indiana Bar. Nipper practiced with Oscar Nipper, Attorney at Law, in Houston from 1960 to 2014. He also was a CPA. Nipper had been a member of Delta Theta Phi and was recognized as a 50-year lawyer by the Houston Bar Association. He served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II and in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Nipper enjoyed flying his plane, boating, and acting, having founded the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Bennie. H.G. “PETE” ANDREWS JR. Andrews, 92, of Rockwall, died Nov. 21, 2014. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1947. Andrews was an attorney with Andrews & Andrews in Stamford from 1948 to 1978, county judge of Jones County in Anson from 1955 to 1963, mayor of the city of Stamford from 1965 to 1969, and district judge of the 259th Judicial District Court from 1978 to 1988, at which point he worked as a visiting senior judge until his full retirement in 2010. Andrews was a charter member of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and a member of the board of the Texas Department of Public Welfare. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1946. Andrews is survived by his wife of 30 years, Joy; daughters, Diane Stem and Lisa Johnson; stepchildren, Vanice, Steve, and Roger Crawford; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. WILLIAM ALLEN GOLDAPP SR. Goldapp, 91, of La Grange, died Jan. 29, 2015. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1950. Goldapp began his legal career as an associate with Percy Foreman. He then was a partner in Knight and Treadway and later established his own firm in Houston. His practice of 30 years ranged from criminal and personal injury to family law, in which he was board certified. From 1979 to 1980, he secured the Republic Building in downtown Houston from demolition, restored the first floor, and had it placed on the National Register of Historic Places. An avid reader, sailor, and stamp collector, Goldapp became a full-time rancher, raising Angus cattle and exotic game after retirement. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marinell; son, William; and daughter, Marlene. NELSON M. “MIKE” DAVIDSON JR. Davidson, 66, of Dripping Springs, died June 28, 2014. He received his law degree from Baylor Law School and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1975. After several years of practicing in the Houston area and as an examiner with the Texas Railroad Commission, Davidson was an attorney with Clark, Thomas, Winters & Shapiro in Austin from 1979 to 1984. From 1984 to 2014, he was a solo practitioner in Dripping Springs. He also served on the board of trustees of the Dripping Springs Independent School District as well as several community and faith organizations. Davidson’s life was characterized by his insatiable thirst for knowledge and his joyful commitment to family, community, and God. He was passionate about history, music, and the Baylor Bears. Davidson is survived by his wife of 42 years, Barbara; son, Andrew; daughters, Sarah Henline and Alice Davidson James; sister, Mickey Kroll; and three grandchildren. KIRK L. WORLEY Worley, 44, of the Woodlands, died Jan. 17, 2015. He received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1996. Worley was a partner at the firm of Haynes and Boone in Houston from 1996 to 2015. He is survived by his wife, attorney Cheryl Worley; son, Christopher; daughter, Paige; parents, Carolyn and Jerry; brother, Kevin; and sister, Karen Jacobs. MILTON HORACE WEST JR. West, 98, of Houston, died Nov. 20, 2014. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review, Sigma Nu, and the Texas Cowboys. West was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1939 and then received his LL.M. in taxation from Harvard Law School in 1940. He became an attorney with Andrews, Kelly, Kurth and Campbell (now known as Andrews Kurth) in 1940, eventually rising to senior partner and practicing there for 55 years until his retirement in 1995. West left the firm temporarily in 1941 to serve in the Navy during World War II, where he earned several battle stars and a Navy Bronze Star. He was honored by the State Bar of Texas in July 2014 as one of only three lawyers who had been licensed for 75 years (see Texas Bar Journal, September 2014, p. 706). West was a member of the Houston Country Club, the Houston Club, Allegro, the Petroleum Club, Ducks Unlimited, Quail Unlimited, the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, the Texas Ranger Association Foundation, and the board of directors of the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (including a term as chairman) for 45 years. He is remembered for his love of his family, his firm, and the pursuit of the bobwhite quail, as well as having raised, trained, and handled some of the finest bird dogs in Texas. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Kathryn; children, attorney Milton III, Kathy, Clay, and attorney Larry; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
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