JOHN LEO ROBERSON Roberson, 69, of San Antonio, died May 4, 2015. He received his law degree from Baylor Law School and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1970. Roberson was an attorney with Alamo Title from 1970 to 2005 and with Presidio Title from 2005 to 2015. He also had been an adjunct professor at San Antonio College from 1990 to 1998. Roberson served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1970 to 1974. He loved military history and playing the piano and organ. Roberson is survived by his wife of 22 years, Ninette; sons, Eric and Justin; daughter, Genevieve; and brother, Robert. ROBERT HILARY HOY JR. Hoy, 81, of El Paso, died June 26, 2015. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1958. Hoy was a partner in Goodman, Hallmark, Hoy, Beard, Akard & Galbraith from 1958 to 1972. He received the Outstanding Young Lawyer of El Paso Award in 1966. Hoy served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1958 to 1964. He also was a multi-franchise automobile dealer for 43 years. Hoy is remembered as somebody who treated others as he would like to be treated and a notable philanthropist who had his finger on the pulse of El Paso. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rose; son, Steven; and four grandchildren. JOHN FLOYD CAMPBELL II Campbell, 88, of Austin, died June 28, 2015. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and later received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. Campbell was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1961 and was the high scorer on the bar exam that year. He loved the law and practiced in Austin for 54 years. In 1975, Campbell became one of the first attorneys in the state to be board certified in family law. In 2012, he was inducted into the Pampa High School Hall of Fame. He is survived by his longtime companion Shirley Kosarek; daughters, attorney Mary Jay Hancock and Julia Campbell; sons, William and John III; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. GEORGE PORTER SPICER JR. Spicer, 89, of Dallas, died April 16, 2015. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and later received his law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law. Spicer was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1954. Also a CPA, he was president of his accounting and law practice in Dallas and additionally was involved in oil and gas and real estate businesses and owned local car dealerships. Spicer truly enjoyed life and was an avid hunter, fisherman, and tennis player. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan; son, Samuel; daughters, Sally Pearson and Joanne Jordanou; and three grandchildren. WILLIAM THOMAS CHUMNEY JR. Chumney, 88, of San Antonio, died June 16, 2015. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. Chumney received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1951. Also a CPA, he was managing partner in the accounting firm of Carneiro, Chumney & Co. from 1951 to 1990 and was a past president of the San Antonio CPA Society. Chumney loved history and music and was president of the San Antonio Symphony. He also was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church and was a senior warden four times. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty; daughters, India Guilbot, Winifred Meaden, and attorney Elizabeth Breazeale; brother, Patrick; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. RICHARD D. HUFF Huff, 67, of Boerne, died August 19, 2015. He received his law degree from Duke University School of Law, was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1972, and also was a member of the North Carolina Bar. Huff was an associate of Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston from 1976 to 1980; a partner in Dumas Huguenin Boothman & Morrow in Dallas from 1980 to 1981; and a partner in Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston from 1981 until his retirement in 2008. He was a charter member of the Covenant Church in Houston. Huff served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He is survived by his daughter, Raquel Richards, and brother, Wayne. KATHLEEN MARTHA CAMPBELL Campbell, 65, of Houston, died November 12, 2014. She received her law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law and her Master of Laws from the University of Houston Law Center and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2006. Campbell was an attorney with International Oil & Gas Co. from 2007 to 2009. She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Dean; and sisters, Phyllis Pistillo and Paula Boyd. HON. JAMES B. MARTIN Martin, 70, of Dallas, died April 19, 2015. He received his law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1969. Martin was an attorney with Andress, Woodgate, and Lodewick from 1971 to 1977 and became board certified in family law in 1976. He then was an attorney with Ungerman, Hill, Ungerman, Angrist, Dolginoff, Teofan, and Vickers from 1977 to 1979; an attorney with the Law Offices of James B. Martin from 1979 to 2010; and judge of the 254th Family District Court of Dallas County from 2010 until his death. Martin also served as presiding family district judge of Dallas County, as a member of the Board of Appeals of the city of Dallas, and as a president of the Annette Stewart American Inn of Court. He was a member and president of the Vocal Majority Chorus for 44 years, a member of First United Methodist Church of Dallas and its Chancel Choir for 20 years, and was on the Leadership Council of the Dallas County Democratic Party. Martin is survived by his wife of 20 years, Cynthia; daughter, Sarah Hall; son, Michael Pickens Jr.; brother, Henry; and three grandchildren. WINFRED G. BORIACK Boriack, 85, of Houston, died June 25, 2015. He received his law degree from Louisiana State University Law Center, was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1975, and also was a member of the Louisiana Bar. Boriack served as a major in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps for two years. In 1956, he joined the legal department of Shell Oil Co. in New Orleans, retiring in 1991 as senior attorney in Houston. Boriack is survived by his son, Philip; daughter, Jane; brother, Norman; sister, Irene Meyer; and two grandchildren. HUGH TANNEHILL MATTHEWS JR. Matthews, 89, of Austin, died May 7, 2015. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps doing Air Transport Command flights from California to Japan after World War II. He later received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1955. Matthews became an attorney with Callaway and Reed in Dallas in 1956 and spent his long career as a transportation attorney representing trucking firms in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, as well as clients in the interstate market. Matthews loved his family and coaching his children’s sports teams, and he enjoyed spending time outdoors in the Colorado mountains, at Laguna Beach, and in the Piney Woods of East Texas. He was a lifelong learner, having entered UT for a third time during his retirement under provisions of the GI Bill. Matthews is survived by his wife of 38 years, Melba; children, Hugh Lee and Tanna Louise; stepdaughters, Paula, Marsha, and Melanie; and four grandchildren. ADAIR DYER Dyer, 82, of Austin, who was instrumental in creating the Hague’s global treaty to counter child abduction, died June 11, 2015. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and his Master of Laws from Harvard Law School and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1961. Dyer was an associate of Branscomb, Gary, Thomasson & Hall in Corpus Christi from 1961 to 1962; corporate counsel to Southern Union Gas Co. in Dallas from 1962 to 1964; an associate of Dedman & May in Dallas from 1964 to 1965; an associate of White, McElroy & White in Dallas from 1965 to 1967; and a solo practitioner in Dallas and Farmers Branch from 1967 to 1973. From 1973 to 1997, he was the first American appointed to the Hague Conference on Private International Law in the Netherlands, where he played a large role in guiding the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction through negotiation and completion. Today there are 93 contracting states. After retiring as deputy secretary general in 1997, he was a private practitioner in Austin focusing on international child abduction and other international issues until his death. Dyer received many awards throughout his career, including the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s Leonard J. Theberge Award for Private International Law in 2000. He loved good food, Red Sox baseball, and French language and culture, and he will be remembered as a gentleman and a scholar who had a wonderful sense of humor. Dyer is survived by his wife of 38 years, Susan; daughter, Julia; son, Stephen; stepdaughters, Carol Godso, Amanda McDonough, and Donne Railsback; and 18 grandchildren. BILL ATKINS Atkins, 88, of Arlington, died July 2, 2015. He served in World War II as a photographer on the USS Mt. Mc-Kinley and in Japan. Atkins received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1956. He was an assistant district attorney for Tarrant County and then was appointed U.S. commissioner for the Northern District of Texas. Atkins later opened a law practice in Arlington and designed and built his office building. He was a past president of the Arlington Bar Association and a member of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Procedure and Evidence and Trial Techniques committees as well as the Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division. Atkins was an active member of First United Methodist Church and its adult Bible class, a 32nd-degree Mason, and a board member of the Arlington Girls Club. He is survived by his wife, Lila; daughters, Elizabeth Pirkey and Suzanne Militzer; and three granddaughters. JANE ANN CRUCE Cruce, 54, of Mesquite, died January 12, 2015. She received her law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law, was admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 1986, and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1993. Cruce was a partner in the Law Office of B.W. Cruce Jr. from 1986 to 1990 and an associate of the Ben Abbott Law Firm from 1999 to 2006. She then worked for several other firms and was a solo practitioner at the time of her death. Cruce was a member and president of the Mesquite Women’s Club and a member and chair of the Mesquite Planning and Zoning Commission. She enjoyed making scrapbooks, ornaments, and jewelry. Cruce is survived by her mother, Marlene; brother, Joe; sister, Jill; and nieces, Laci and Jessica Lusk. EDWARD “WAYNE” DICKEY Dickey, 67, of Waco, died May 7, 2015. He received his law degree from Baylor Law School and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1979. Dickey was a general law solo practitioner in Waco. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Vicki; daughter, Debbie; mother, Mary; and sister, Donna Long. HON. CARROLL E. WILBORN JR. Judge Wilborn, 69, of Anahuac, died July 6, 2015. He received his law degree from the University of Houston Bates College of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1971. Wilborn was a private practitioner from 1971 to 1972; an assistant county attorney of Chambers County from 1972 to 1973; an assistant district attorney for Chambers and Liberty counties from 1973 to 1977; district attorney for Chambers and Liberty counties from 1977 to 1983; and the first district judge of the 344th District Court in Chambers County from 1983 to 2012. He was a member, past chairman, and past secretary of the Judicial Advisory Council of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; chairman of the Criminal Procedure and Revision Committee, appointed by then-Gov. George W. Bush; and past chair of the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Wilborn was a devoted family man and longtime member of Trinity Episcopal Church, and he loved spending time on the ranch with family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Charlotte; son, Grant; daughter, Stephanie Johnson; and two grandsons. BENJAMIN L. GRANT Grant, 79, of Garland, died November 10, 2014. He received his law degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1979, and also was a member of the Missouri Bar. Grant was vice president of and regional counsel to Chicago Title and Fidelity National Financial in Dallas. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1959 to 1962 and in the Air Force Reserve until 1967. Grant is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ann; daughters, Laurie Lang and Marcy Wright; and seven grandchildren. SANDRA ALLISON Allison, 72, of Kingsland, died January 30, 2014. She received her law degree from Baylor Law School and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1966. Allison was an associate of Allison, Mann & Allison in Level-land from 1968 to 1970 and a partner in Allison & Davis from 1971 to 1983. She then became a solo practitioner in Dallas-Fort Worth, Kingsland, and throughout South Texas while working in the oil and gas industry. Allison is survived by her daughters, Ashley and Andrea Davis, and one grandchild. 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