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Chapter Eternal

Merritt G. Ringer Jr. ’48 entered Chapter Eternal on Christmas day with his family at his bedside in Carmel, Calif. Dr. Ringer is survived by his wife, Linda; son, Merritt; daughter, Kristin; and three grandchildren. His wife says, “He was very proud of being a Delt. His fraternity ring on my finger feels closer to him than even my wedding ring.”

Robert W. Jackson ’53 entered Chapter Eternal on August 8, 2018. He is survived by his son, Robert Jr.; grandchildren, Trenton and Amy Jackson; and numerous family and friends. In January of 2017, Bob’s wife, Theta, passed away after 57 wonderful years of marriage. As retirees, Bob and Theta spent a lot of time at First United Methodist Church Conroe.

Paul D. Constantine ’64 entered Chapter Eternal on April 23, 2017. His interests included reading, boating, scuba diving, motorcycle trips, and, as a Texan at heart, he loved barbecue. He shared this love with his foodie son, Brian. Throughout the years, he became a master of smoking and barbecuing meats and cheeses, among other things. More recently, he mastered the art of sous vide cooking. He loved to entertain and to cook alongside his wife, Kathy.

Carroll “CB” Barbour ’66 entered Chapter Eternal on July 10, 2017. CB, as he was affectionately known, was a Life Member of the Texas Exes and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition; member of San Antonio German Club and the First Presbyterian Church; founding member of the Runner’s Brunch Bunch; and also the SOB’s, where he enjoyed Thursday lunches with friends for many tears. He is survived by his wife, Cleda; children, Clinton, Matthew, and Amy; five grandchildren; and many friends and family.

Alumni News

Frank H. Sherwood ’48 was made an honorary member of the Texas Society of Architects of the Fort Worth Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He was also an admiral of the American Flagship Fleet, American Airlines Inc., and admiral of the Texas Navy by Governor Ann Richards.

William Klug ’62 was reelected to the Board of Supervisors, Fiddlers Creek Community Development District 2, in last year’s general election. He is the retired vice president of a Fortune 500 transportation conglomerate in charge of real estate, properties, materials management, and environmental services. He and his wife, Mary, live in Naples, Fla. Email: wfkiv828@gmail.com

Chad Barrett ’98 leads a residential real estate team in Dallas. He is on the board for Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and The Clayton Dabney Foundation. He and his wife, Judee, have two daughters, Elle and Lydia. They enjoy traveling and recently purchased a second home in Cabo. Email: chad.barrett@alliebeth.com

James D. Young ’10 works as a pharmacist at Allen Family Drug in Allen, Texas. He and his wife, Wani, have been married for four years. Email: jdyoung2506@gmail.com

Jorge Lopez ’13 lives in Houston and is business development manager for Air Liquide’s new energies group. “We focus on the new market of hydrogen energy where we build and provide equipment to fill hydrogen fuel cell vehicles that are zero-emission. This is an industry that is beginning to take off and could be a true source of energy for the future.” Email: jorgelopez0912@gmail.com

Taylor Brasher ’14 is assistant director of digital communications and social media strategy for NCAA. “I enjoy working with a great group of people at NCAA in Indianapolis, but I would like to get back to sunny, warm weather. The cold and snow is killing this Texas boy!” Email: taylor.brasher@gmail.com

John Chapman ’14 is a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot in the 93rd fighter squadron. He is based in Miami, Fla. Email: tchap737@yahoo.com

Dylan G. Sucich ’15 is a first-year NIH Graduate Partnership Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University in the Cellular, Molecular, Developmental Biology & Biophysics program. After his first year of classes, he will conduct his thesis research on the Neurocircuitry of Anxiety at the National Institute of Mental Health at the main NIH campus in Bethesda, Md. Email: sucich93@gmail.com

Brady J. Kreitman ’16 is getting married this year. He and his fiancé, Rachel, live in Dallas. Brady is an analyst at Conifer Health Solutions. Email: bradyk93@verizon.net

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