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ACU Remembers: Don M. Shultz

Donald M. Shultz (’52), former longtime trustee of Abilene Christian University, died Dec. 6 at age 85 in Atlanta, Ga. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the North Atlanta Church of Christ (5676 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338). Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel (136 … Continued

ACU Remembers: William F. Hooten

Former longtime Abilene Christian University trustee William F. “Bill” Hooten of Johns Creek, Ga., died Oct. 2 at age 88. He was born Aug. 13, 1926, in St. Louis, Mo., married Joanne “Jan” Jeans on Aug. 1, 1949, and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1950. He served in the U.S. Navy … Continued

ACU Remembers: Gayle Taylor

A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Abilene Christian University’s Chapel on the Hill for Linda Gayle Taylor, 68, who died Oct. 12 in Abilene. Taylor, who endeared herself to tens of thousands of students while working at ACU for 20 years, was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Abilene. She graduated … Continued

ACU Remembers: Jimmy Jividen

A memorial service was held this afternoon for 1951 Abilene Christian University graduate Delta “Jimmy” Jividen, 84, a longtime popular evangelist and author who died Thursday in Abilene. Jividen was born Nov. 26, 1929, in Woodward County, Okla. He was Students’ Association president at ACU, where he met his wife, Shirley Jones (’54). The couple … Continued

ACU Remembers: Ken Rasco

After 23 years (1927-50), Clara Bishop was a hard act to follow as registrar of Abilene Christian University. But Kenneth Hugh Rasco (’48) bettered her longevity mark in the Registrar’s Office with a record career spanning 35 years (1950-85). And if you were one of the tens of thousands of students to attend ACU during … Continued

ACU Remembers: J.C. Brockman

Former Abilene Christian University trustee John Clarence “Jay” Brockman (’49) of Angleton died May 22, 2014, at age 86. J.C. was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Houston and graduated from Boling (Texas) High School in 1945. Brockman served as a master sergeant in 1946-48 during World War II. He left college in Abilene to come … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. Floyd Dunn

Dr. Floyd W. Dunn (’44), professor emeritus of chemistry and one of the first Graduate School deans at Abilene Christian University, died May 26 in Abilene at age 93. Visitation is at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home (542 Hickory St., Abilene, Texas 79602) on Sunday from 4-6 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. Kenneth Williams

Longtime former biology professor Dr. Kenneth Buck Williams (’50) died May 8 at age 84 in Abilene. He was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Petersburg, Texas, and graduated from high school in Durango, Colo. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from ACU in 1950, a master’s degree in botany from the The University of … Continued

ACU Remembers: L.D. “Bill” Hilton

L.D. “Bill” Hilton (’48), whose 57-year administrative career spanned service to four presidents at Abilene Christian University, died May 13, 2014, in Abilene at age 88. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. at Hillcrest Church of Christ, conducted by Hamil Family Funeral Home, with burial at 2 p.m. in the … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. Alvie Davis

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday for professor emeritus of chemistry Dr. Alvie Lee Davis (’55), one of Abilene Christian University’s longest-tenured professors and the namesake of its biochemistry research lab. He died March 20 at age 83 after a struggle with cancer. His service will be at the University Church of Christ, … Continued