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  • 1 hr ago | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 

    Young honorary firefighter's memory carried on throu...

    Andrew Jae Villarreal died in April 2012 of renal failure due to a congenital heart condition - hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Since the aspiring firefighter's death, local firefighters and his family have partnered to collect and distribute toys and other pediatric hospital needs for pediatric patients at Covenant Children's Hospital.

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  • Saturday Dec 6 | via The Nation 

    Buddy Holly songwriter Bob Montgomery dies

    Texas : Songwriter Bob Montgomery, who performed with Buddy Holly while at school and later wrote some of his hits, has died at the age of 77. Montgomery and Holly teamed up at Hutchinson Junior High School in Lubbock, Texas in 1949, performing at school concerts and radio contests. But it was Holly who was spotted as a potential star, leaving Montgomery to concentrate on songwriting.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 

    Early Buddy Holly partner Bob Montgomery dead at 77

    Bob Montgomery, a songwriter, producer and friend of Buddy Holly, died Thursday in Lee's Summit, Missouri, after a struggle with Parkinson's disease, Greg Matusky, his publicist, told The Associated Press. Montgomery was 77. He and Holly met in junior high school in Lubbock and began playing music together at school assemblies, said Jacqueline Bober, curator of the Buddy Holly Center.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via The Washington Post 

    Bob Montgomery, songwriter, producer and childhood f...

    Bob Montgomery, a songwriter and producer who wrote hits for pop and country artists from Buddy Holly to Eddy Arnold, died Dec. 4 in Lee's Summit, Mo. He was 77. Bobby LaRoy Montgomery was born in Lampasas, Texas, on May 12, 1937, and spent his teen years in Lubbock, Texas.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via Newsday 

    Buddy Holly songwriter dies

    Songwriter Bob Montgomery, who performed with Buddy Holly while at school and later wrote some of his hits, has died at the age of 77. Montgomery and Holly teamed up at Hutchinson Junior High School in Lubbock, Texas in 1949, performing at school concerts and radio contests. Heartbeat was a bigger hit in the UK than in the US, where it only reached number 82 on its initial release.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Marshall County Tribune-Courier 

    Janet Lynn McCrory

    Janet Lynn McCrory, 55, of Benton passed away at 12:12 p.m. Monday, November 24 at Lourdes Hospital. Janet's life's work was poured out in the lives of the students at South Marshall Middle School.

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  • Monday Dec 1 | via KCBD-TV Lubbock 

    Memorial service set for 10-year-old Lubbock boy kil...

    A memorial service has been set for a 10-year-old Lubbock boy who died after an accidental shooting Friday night in Childress. Childress deputies say around 11 p.m. at a cabin in the Carey area, a 14-year-old thought he was playing with an unloaded 12 gauge shotgun when he pointed the gun at him and accidentally shot his younger brother,10-year-old Jackson Roberts.

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  • Wednesday Nov 26 | via Amarillo.com 

    Beilue: 'God's hand' guides son to accident recovery

    The suddenly moving 25-ton rubber tire roller caught Chris Fuller's left foot. It dropped him to his back, and like a nightmare this machine designed to crush and break concrete began to crush and break Fuller's 23-year-old body on Western Street near Loop 335.

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  • Tuesday Nov 25 | via The Democrat 

    Arlene Henkelvig 1921-2014

    Funeral service for Arlene M. Henkelvig of Emmetsburg was held Saturday, Nov. 22, at Bethany Lutheran Church, Emmetsburg. The Rev.

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  • Sunday Nov 23 | via Amarillo.com 

    Guy Leatherwood

    Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Fourth and Bedford Church of Christ in Dimmitt with Mr. James Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Castro Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Dimmitt.

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