Haas, R. E. “Buster,” 70; assistant managing editor of The Dallas Morning News for 32 years; in Dallas, March 26, 1995.
Hackerman, Norman, 95; former president of UT-Austin 1967 to 1970 and Rice University 1970 to 1985; respected chemist who worked on the Manhattan Project; member National Academy of the Sciences; in Temple, June 16, 2007.
Hackler, Loyd, 70; former aide to Lyndon Johnson and Lloyd Bentsen, editor at various newspapers in Texas; at his Hope, N.M., cattle ranch, Dec. 21, 1996.
Haggar, Edmond R. "Ed," 88; clothier who as president launched to national prominence the family business, which was founded by his father, a Lebanese immigrant; credited with coining the term "slacks;" in Dallas, Sept. 29, 2004.
Halbouty, Michel T., 95; famed wildcatter who made millions in the oil business; Beaumont native was son of Lebanese immigrants; in Houston, Nov. 6, 2004.
Hale, Monte, 89; San Angelo native became singing cowboy in Hollywood Westerns in the 1940s, played Bale Clinch in Giant; in Los Angeles, March 29, 2009.
Haley, J. Evetts, 94; archconservative writer and historian of the Texas frontier; in Midland, Oct. 9, 1995.
Hall, Walter G., 92; wealthy businessman and powerful voice in Galveston County Democratic Party politics; in Clear Lake, March 12, 2000.
Hammond, Ulysses, 76; one of first African-Americans in the nation to serve as a Boy Scout area director (1946 to 1971 in East Texas); in Dallas, Oct. 25, 1995.
Hancock, T. S., 81; educator, superintendent at Cypress-Fairbanks schools 1954 to 1968; in Houston, Dec. 14, 1996.
Haney, Paul, 80; the voice of Mission Control at Houston Space Center during the Gemini and Apollo flights in the 1960s; in Alamogordo, N.M., May 28, 2009.
Hannah, John H., 64; federal judge in the Eastern District of Texas; raised in Diboll; served in Legislature where he was member of the Dirty Thirty; Dec. 4, 2003.
Hardin, Ross, 84; Texas legislator of the 1930s and ’40s who helped create the first pension for Texas’ elderly; in Kaufman, Feb. 4, 1996.
Harding, Warren G., 84; Princeton native rode presidential name to 33 years as Dallas County treasurer and state treasurer, retiring in 1983; April 2, 2005.
Hargis, Billy James, 79; Texarkana-born evangelist who founded in 1950 the anti-communist Christian Crusade; Nov. 27, 2004.
Harrelson, Charles, 69; father of actor Woody Harrelson; convicted of the 1979 murder of San Antonio federal judge John Wood Jr.; in federal prison in Colorado, March 15, 2007.
Harrington, Sybil, 89; philanthropist from Amarillo, benefactor to many civic projects in the Texas Panhandle; in Phoenix. Ariz., Sept. 17, 1998.
Harris, Leon A. Jr., 74; of Dallas department-store family, went on to career of writing books and magazines articles, was contributing editor with Town & Country; art patron; in Highland Park, Aug. 17, 2000.
Harris, Ruth R., 84; longtime employee of The Dallas Morning News; worked on the Texas Almanac from 1941 to 1986 where she was associate editor; Aug. 13, 2004.
Harrison, Ivan Elton "Sonny," 85; Naples native was an amateur radio operator who built the first Carterfone, the precursor to the computer modem; in Wimberley, April 22, 2005.
Harte, Janet, 75; philanthropist who championed human rights and environmental protection; in Corpus Christi, Feb. 23, 1999.
Harte, Edward H., 88; son of co-founder of Harte-Hanks Newspapers, publisher of Corpus Christi Caller-Times, philanthopist and ardent conservationist; in Maine, May, 18, 2011.
Haskins, Don, 78; Hall of Fame basketball coach who drew attention to racial exclusionary policies in college sports when he started five black players on Texas Western’s team that defeated all-white University of Kentucky in 1966; in El Paso, Sept. 7, 2008.
Hawn, C. F., 89; East Texas businessman for whom a Dallas freeway is named; served on State Highway Commission in 1950s and ’60s; in Athens, Oct. 9, 1996.
Hayes, Bob, 59; Olympic gold-medal sprinter in 1964 and Dallas Cowboys receiver for 10 years, earning a Super Bowl ring in 1972; of kidney failure, in Florida, Sept. 18, 2002.
Haywood, Tom, 61; represented North and West Texas counties in state senate from 1994; champion of agriculture and oil businesses; in Wichita Falls, July 12, 2001.
Hazlewood, Lee, 78; singer/songwriter wrote Nancy Sinatra hit “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” and “Houston” for Dean Martin, spent teen years in Port Neches, studied at SMU; in Nevada, Aug. 4, 2007.
Hearne, Grace Truman Dodson “Mimi,” 102; daughter of a San Antonio attorney, she fished, was a talented markswoman, and played classical piano; ran her ranch near Blanco well into her 90s, where she died, July 22, 2005.
Heggins, Elsie Faye, 65; brought an issue-driven approach to Dallas City Council 1980 to 1984; in Houston, Jan. 3, 2000.
Henckel, Donald L. 79; an engineer for eight years of the legendary Brackenridge Eagle miniature train that has been a tourist attraction in San Antonio for more than 50 years; in San Antonio, May 23, 2008.
Henderson, Luther A., 82; bought Pier 1 Imports in 1966 and transformed it into a nationwide retail force; was founder-chairman of the company until 1993; in Fort Worth, Sept. 28, 2002.
Herman, Robert, 82; scientist and Big Bang theorist who taught at UT-Austin; in Austin, Feb. 13, 1997.
Hernández, Onesimo, 69; Dallas surgeon revered as the godfather of Hispanic politics in the city, in Dallas, Sept. 28, 1994.
Herrera, Johnny, 73; Lower Valley native was Tejano songwriter of the 1940s and 1950s; his songs included "La Tracalera" covered by Selena; Sept. 10, 2003.
Herring, Charles F. Sr., 89; Waco native was former federal prosecutor and state senator 1956 to 1973 from Central Texas; in Austin, Jan. 15, 2004.
Hester, Darrell, 80; tough-minded jurist who presided over the trials that helped topple the dynasty of South Texas political boss George Parr; in Harlingen, Dec. 18, 2005.
Hildebrandt, Tim, 67; world-renowned illustrator and artist who, with his twin brother Greg, created posters for Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings; in San Antonio, June 11, 2006.
Highsmith, Patricia, 74; crime writer, native of Fort Worth; in Locarno, Switzerland, Feb. 4, 1995.
Hill, Bobby Joe, 59; leader of the all-black Texas Western team that won the 1966 NCAA championship against the all-white Kentucky team, a landmark in college basketball; apparent heart attack in El Paso, Dec. 8, 2002.
Hill, David L. “Tex,” 92; Flying Tigers fighter pilot who was youngest brigadier general in the history of the Texas Air National Guard; in Terrell Hills, Oct. 11, 2007.
Hill, John L. Jr., 83; former Texas Supreme Court chief justice, secretary of state and attorney general; in 1978 became first Democrat in a century to lose the governor’s race, falling to Republican Bill Clements; in Houston, July 9, 2007.
Hill, Margaret Hunt, 91; oldest child of oil tycoon H.L. Hunt; grew up in Tyler; active in resort development and her oil company, Hunt Petroleum, which gave $12 million to the Trinity River Corridor Project; in Dallas, June 14, 2007.
Hillaker, Harry J., 89; led the design team for the F-16 aircraft at General Dynamics where he worked for 44 years; in Fort Worth, Feb. 8, 2009.
Hinckley, Margaret A. “Marty” Jenkins; 74; Clarendon native married into Dallas family with ice cream business, came up with the idea for chocolate nut bar for vendors at the State Fair of Texas, evolved into the “Drumstick”; in Mabank, March 3, 2003.
Hines, John, 87; bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas 1956 to 1964; presided over the Episcopal Church in the late 1960s; in Austin, July 19, 1997.
Hingle, Pat, 84; character actor who attended Weslaco High School, graduated UT-Austin 1949, had recurring role in Batman as Commissioner Gordon; in Carolina Beach, N.C., Jan. 3, 2009.
Hitt, Dick, 63; former Dallas Times Herald columnist, author, TV anchor and radio host; in Tyler June 27, 1996.
Hlavaty, Deane, 89; one of the famed carhops in scanty shorts and towering hats at Prince’s Hamburgers in the 1930s, later worked for decades as a travel agent; in Houston, July 17, 2009.
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 90; organized Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II, secretary of Health, Education and Welfare in Eisenhower Cabinet and led media empire that included The Houston Post; in Houston, Aug. 16, 1995.
Hodgson, Jay, 78; known as Uncle Jay to baby boomers of Central Texas where he hosted an after-school children’s show on Austin’s KTBC for 25 years; May 27, 2007.
Hoffman, Philip G., 93; president of the University of Houston for 16 years beginning in 1961 during era of expansion and state affiliation; in Houston, Oct. 29, 2008.
Hofner, Adolph, 83; Moulton native known for adding German, Czech and Polish twist to Western swing music; his band popularized a Texas version of the “Cotton-Eyed Joe” in 1940; he performed through the 1980s; in San Antonio, May 30, 2000.
Hofner, Emil “Bash,” 83; played steel guitar in brother Adolph Hofner’s band that blended Western swing with Czech polkas; in San Antonio, Jan. 16, 2002.
Hogan, Ben, 84; golfing great who won all four major championships; in Fort Worth, July 25, 1997.
Hogue, Alexandre, 96; an acclaimed painter of the Southwest, one of the core members of the Depression-era group known as the Dallas Nine; in Tulsa, July 22, 1994.
Hollingsworth, James F., 91; in the Army for 36 years through World War II, Korea and Vietnam, called the most decorated military officer to come out of Texas A & M; in San Antonio, March 9, 2010.
Holtz, Mark, 51; broadcaster, “voice of the Texas Rangers” for 17 seasons; from leukemia and bone marrow disease; in Dallas, Sept. 7, 1997.
Hooks, Ralph Sr., 75; business, civic leader and former mayor of Abilene; in Abilene, Feb. 8, 1995.
Hopps, Walter, 72; founding director of Houston's Menil Collection; also served as curator of 20th century art for the Smithsonian Institution; lived in Houston and Los Angeles; March 20, 2005.
Horgan, Paul, 91; one of the foremost writers of the Southwest, Pulitzer Prize winner and honoree of the Texas Institute of Letters; in Middletown, Conn., March 8, 1995.
Hosty, James P., 86; was FBI agent in Dallas when told in October 1963 to investigate Lee Harvey Oswald as a potential spy, one of 12 agents reprimanded for investigative improprieties after the Warren Commission’s report; in Kansas City, June 10, 2011.
Hovis, Larry, 67; actor best known as Sgt. Carter on Hogan's Heros; lecturer in theater at Texas State University–San Macros since 1990; Sept. 9, 2003.
Howard, Merideth, 52; Corpus Christi native; oldest female soldier killed in action since military operations began in Iraq and Afghanistan; first female firefighter in Bryan; near Kabel, Sept. 8, 2006.
Howell, Deborah, 68; San Antonio native was one of the first women to lead a big U.S. newspaper at the St. Paul Pioneer Press; Jan. 1, 2010, while vacationing in New Zealand.
Hubenak, Joe, 64; member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1968 to 1979 and a leader in agricultural legislation; ran unsuccessfully for agricultural commissioner in 1978; in Richmond, Nov. 14, 2001.
Hultgreen, Kara S., 29; Navy’s first woman combat pilot, in a training accident off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 25, 1994; graduate of Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio.
Humphrey, William, 73; Clarksville native wrote best-selling Home from the Hill and twelve other books; in Hudson, N.Y., Aug. 20, 1997.
Hunt, Lamar, 74; as owner of the Dallas Texans was one of the founders of the AFL, instrumental in the merger of AFL and NFL; coined term “Super Bowl”; youngest son of legendary oilman H.L. Hunt; in Dallas, Dec. 13, 2006.
Hunt, Tom, 85; former chairman of Hunt Petroleum and adviser to his uncle, famed wildcatter H.L. Hunt; in Dallas, Nov. 11, 2008.
Hurd, John Gavin, 87; Republican leader, was president of the Texas independent oilmen’s association and former U.S. ambassador to South Africa; in San Antonio, Sept. 6, 2001.
Hyatt, Walter, 47; country songwriter whose Uncle Walt’s Band influenced many musicians in Austin’s 1970s cosmic cowboy era; in an airliner crash, May 11, 1996.