June 16 obituaries

Randy Hernandez


Mr. Randy Hernandez, 40, of Dunn died Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

Services for Mr. Hernandez will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home with Pastor John Pena officiating. Internment will follow at Hermleigh Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home. A visitation for Mr. Hernandez will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.  

Mr. Hernandez was born on July 12, 1979, in Hamlin to Alex and Olga (Leal) Hernandez. He married Elecia Dominguez on Dec. 31, 2013, in Snyder. He went to Hermleigh High School and graduated in 1999. Shortly after graduation, he began working as a spooler, then he began work as a CDL/ HAZMAT truck driver for McDonald Welding and most recently as a prover for Angus Proving Services. Randy was best known as a family man who cherished each moment with not only his wife and sons, but also his parents and extended family. He was known as a brother to his many friends and loved to joke around. He had a big heart that he put into each and every one of his hobbies, which included barbecuing, welding and spending time with his loved ones. Randy  will be remembered as friendly, funny and hard working, but most of all a loyal man.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Laurie Ann Ortiz; his paternal grandparents, Benito and Juanita Hernandez; and his maternal grandparents, Jose and Leona Leal.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Mathew Dominguez of San Angelo and Jesse Dominguez of Dunn; his parents; a brother, Jonathan Hernandez of Austin; and a sister, Jessica Hernandez of Hermleigh. Randy held a special place in his heart for his niece Alexia and nephew Joey Hernandez, both of Hermleigh.

Online Condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.


James O. Littlepage Jr.


James O. Littlepage Jr., 88, died Monday, June 15, 2020.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hillside Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home, with Pastor Kevin Phillips officiating. 

James was born on Dec. 1, 1931, in Scurry County to James and Marie (Turner) Littlepage. He graduated from McMurry College in 1953 with a bachelor of arts in mathematics, and earned a master of education degree from Texas Tech University in 1968. 

James married Jo Ann Pearson on Aug. 14, 1954, in Fannin County. They celebrated 65 years of marriage. He loved his family and treasured spending time with them hunting arrowheads, fishing, and going on road trips. He enjoyed woodworking and many of his carpentry pieces are now treasured family heirlooms. 

James taught high school mathematics at Snyder High School for 33 years, retiring in 1988. As a member of the Scurry County Texas Retired Teachers Association, he served as president for one year. He helped organize the Scurry County School Federal Credit Union, serving as the manager for 40 years and serving on the Board of Director for 50 years. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Snyder and served on the Finance Committee for many years. 

Survivors include his wife; a son, Bryan Littlepage of Kenner, La.; two daughters, Debra Kesseler of Houston and Karen Waller and her husband, Jay, of Ira; six grandchildren, Krista Kesseler of Houston, Elizabeth Saybe and her husband, Nick, of Kenner, La., Kevin Kesseler of Houston, Kaci Lollar and her husband, Joel, of Ira, Alexander P. Littlepage of Metairie, La., and Kyler Kesseler of Houston; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Everett of Snyder.

The family wants to thank Comfort Keepers and James’s special caregivers, who gave freely of their time, care and love during his year-long battle with lymphoma.

Memorials may be made to Historic Scurry County Inc. at P.O. Box 382, Snyder, Texas, 79550.


Leonard Witte


Mr.Leonard Witte, 64, of Snyder died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at his home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.  No services are planned at this time.

Leonard Witte was born on  December 21, 1955, in Dundas, Ill., to John and Maxine (Bare) Witte. He married Sharon Pauline Brown on May 7, 1977.

Mr. Witte was a hard worker as a bronc buster, mechanic, ranch foreman, carpenter, welder and welder repairman. Leonard was soft-spoken, dependable, a good friend, and loved his family dearly. He is now with his beloved daughter, Bobbi.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Bobbi Witte; three brothers, Johnnie Lee Witte, Gary Neal Witte and Michael Gilbert Witte; and a sister, Shirley Leatherwood.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Jeremiah Witte and fiance, Kayla Phipps, of Colorado City; six granddaughters, Kelcee, Kierra, Jaspen and Makenna Witte of Colorado City, and Amber and Morgan Smith of Snyder; a great-grandson, Dawson Escalente of Denver City; two brothers, David Witte and wife, Jane, of Snyder, and Richard Daniel Witte and wife, Deborah, of Florida; four sisters including twin sister Becky Clark and husband, Ray, Peggy Hoover and husband, Ron, Shelby Resor and husband, Greg, and Sheila Perrine, all of Illinois; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cogdell Home Health and Hospice, 1700 Cogdell Blvd, Snyder, Texas 79549, (325) 574-7340. The family wants to express their appreciation of the care their hospice team showed Leonard and the family, especially hospice nurse Nicole Buzek.

Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com 

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
Fax: (325) 573-0044