AA Memorial Page

(This page is for our members who have gone to the “big meeting”.   If a sober member of your group has recently died and you believe the fellowship would like to know, please send the basic information to us.  In keeping with A.A  guidelines, we will observe anonymity and not use last names or identifying remarks. First name, last initial, years sober, date of death and group will be the primary information shared.  Information on memorials will also be provided.

  • A memorial service for Jimmy P., a member of the Freedom group will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11 a.m in the Northridge Sanctuary. Northridge Presbyterian Church, 6920 Bob-O-Link, Dallas, TX 75214. Jimmy had over 14 memorable years of sobriety and will be missed dearly.
  • Our dear friend Carol K. went to the big meeting in the sky on Nov. 28 2017, with more than 40 years of sobriety. She was very involved in service work, sponsored many women, and was an active member at both the Legacy and ODAAT groups. Her funeral arrangements are as follows:
    Saturday, December 16th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Plano at 12pm, followed by a reception at the church from 1-3 p.m. 2700 W. Spring Creek Blvd, Plano, TX 75023
  • Don M. died with 40 years of  sobriety on July 17, 2017.  His memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 29 at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home at 2500 State Highway 66 EastRockwall, TX 75087. Don founded the jail meetings program that continues to carry the message of A.A. into the Dallas County Jail.  We will miss you, Don!
  • Conley A., a long time A.A. member and charismatic Intergroup volunteer died last Friday. A Memorial will be held on Saturday, May 6th from 2-3 p.m. at the Sparkman Hillcrest at 7405 W. NW Hwy in Dallas.
  • Rick P., A.A. member passed away earlier this week and his memorial will be held at 3pm, Saturday, October 8th at the Addison Group.  Please contact the group for any details.
  • A good friend of AA died yesterday.  Cliff B., long time AA member, supporter of the Dallas Intergroup and co-founder of the Dallas Primary Purpose Group.  More information will be posted when we have memorial information.
  • Ken K., a member of the Georgetown and Legacy Groups, passed with 21 years sobriety.  His memorial will be held at the Georgetown Group on Saturday, July 23, at 2pm.  Contact the Georgetown Group for more information.
  • Curt S., a mainstay for many years at the Preston Group died over the weekend and the Preston Group will host a Memorial Service for his friends Saturday, June 18th at 2pm, with sharing and desserts.  Please come and share you memories of Curt!
  • Long time member of AA and a true friend of the Dallas Central Office, Bill K. died last week.  He received a medal from Sister Ignatia when he began his journey in 1961 and his story about his experience was legendary.  He volunteered for the Intergroup and with his wife Arja is responsible for the Finnish translations of the Serenity Prayer in our archives.  A memorial for Bill will be held Wednesday, June 29th from 6-7pm at the Parkinson Voice Project, 646 N. Coit, #2250, Richardson, TX 75080. (His story can be found in the Grapevine archives)
  • Artie B., a member of Dallas North and recently, Little Elm, died May 19th.  Life Celebration will be held May 27th from 6-8pm, at the Genesis Metro Church, 9750 John W Elliott Dr., Frisco, TX. 75034.
  • Dru L., a long time member of the Wylie Group died on April 19, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Invincible Church 804 Vanesa Ln. Wylie, TX 75098.
  • Sam M. J., long time member of A.A. died Feb. 20, 2016.  His funeral will be 11am Thursday, Feb. 25th, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Irving.  An “AA” style memorial will be held at the Gift of Sobriety Group, Feb. 28th at 1 pm.
  • Roger W., one of the founders of the Preston Group, died Thursday night. His sobriety date was April 10, 1966. He was almost 50 years sober. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrews Methodist Church in Plano, TX Sat., 02/06/16, at 10:00AM, and will be followed by a graveside service at Plano Mutual Cemetery in Plano, TX.
  • David M. died Dec. 5th.  Memorial Services will be held in Edgewood, TX at the Cheatham United Methodist Church, Saturday, Dec. 12th at 10:30am.  (205 S Houston St., Edgewood, TX 75117
  • Memorial for Lee P.  We will be celebrating his life at Fellowship Bible Church of Dallas, on Saturday December 12 at 1 pm. The address is 9330 N. Central Expressway, Dallas Tx 75231. There will be a reception following.  Dress is casual.
  • Cowboy Lee, member of the Lambda Group, memorial service details:  A Celebration of his life will be held at 6pm, on December 6th, at the Lambda Family Group, 1575 W. Mockingbird Lane.  His mother asks that all who wish, to please wear cowboy hats.  In lieu of flowers donations for needs and expenses preferred.  A formal memorial service will be held at the Center for Spiritual Living, Dec. 9 at 3pm; 4801 spring Valley road, Suite 115, Dallas.
  • Long time AA member, Ward T. passed away earlier this week.  The family welcomes all those who knew Ward to his Memorial Service on Friday Nov. 20th, 3:00PM at The Belmont (high-rise across from Lee Park) 3535 N Hall St., Dallas, TX 75219.  Ward began a Seniors Group at The Belmont for members who could no longer get out to meetings.  A true gentleman, Ward will be missed.
  • Days after his 43rd AA birthday, Larry J. passed away Sept. 21, 2015. He joined A.A. in Dallas, on Sept 18, 1972. David A. was his first sponsor. Larry was a member of the Big Book Group of Alcoholics Anonymous in Dallas. Larry was a past Delegate for NETA 65 and a past chair of the DIA Board of Trustees. He had returned to South Carolina, to be close to family. Our love and sympathy go out to his family and in particular to his amazing wife, SamMemorial details will be added when they are finalized.  There will be a memorial for Larry in Dallas, on October 24th, late afternoon.  Pending the location.The memorial service for Larry will be at the Preston Road Church of Christ at the corner of Preston and University on October 24 at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Paul W., memorial service will be May 30th at 2pm.  First United Methodist Church in Frisco, 7659 Preston Road, Frisco, TX 75035
  • Tom K., of the Plano Group and District 54, died suddenly, May 17th.  A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 10:30am, First Methodist Church of Richardson, 503 N. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080
  • Dennis R., died April 9, 2015.  Funeral Mass will be April 14th, 11am, Christ the King Catholic Church, Belton, TX, 210 East 24th Ave., 76513
  • Susan P., a past volunteer for the Dallas Intergroup, died March 27th.  Her funeral will be held Friday, April 10, 2015, 1:30pm, at the Lake Ridge Bible Church, 1020 Northwest Drive, Mesquite, TX. 75150.
  • A memorial for Pat Mc., member of the Kessler Park Group, will be held Saturday, Feb. 14th, 2015 at the Unity Church, 3425 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75206.  For information contact: 214-826-5683.
  • Carl D, longtime member of the Primary Purpose Arlington Group, services will be held Friday, Feb. 6th, 2015, 11 am, at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 5819 W Pleasant Ridge Rd, Arlington, TX.  Vigil Feb. 5th at the Wade Funeral Home, 6pm-8pm, 4140 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington, TX.