May

BUI, JIMMY

Mr. Jimmy Bui passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022, at the age of 60. He is the father of Police Officer Kevin Bui of the Westside Division. Services were held April 23 with burial in Earthman Resthaven Cemetery.

BUTLER, SGT. STANLEY L. (RETIRED)

Retired Sergeant Stanley L. Butler passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the age of 78. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Trudy Butler. He joined the Houston Police Department on May 25, 1964, Academy Class No. 30. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Traffic Enforcement, Narcotics, Northwest, Northeast, Emergency Communications, North, Vice, Southeast, and Eastside Divisions. Sergeant Butler retired on March 30, 1990. Services were held April 9 with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

CASTILLEJA, MANUEL

Mr. Manuel Castilleja passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022, at the age of 78. He is the stepfather of Senior Police Officer Hector Diaz, assigned to the Airport IAH Division. Services were held April 15.

COLLINS, LT. JACK E. (RETIRED)

Retired Lieutenant Jack E. Collins passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022, at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife Julia Collins. Lieutenant Collins joined the Houston Police Department on December 29, 1958, Academy Class No. 20. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Central, Jail, Emergency Communications, Robbery, Chief of Police, Criminal Intelligence, Northwest, Vice, and Major Offenders Divisions until his retirement on July 30, 1984.

CURRY, OFFICER CASEY D.

Police Officer Casey D. Curry, assigned to the North Division, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the age of 38. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Brooke Curry. He is also the son of retired Lieutenant Donald W. Curry, who was last assigned to the Auto Theft Division until his retirement on November 27, 2010. Officer Curry joined the Houston Police Department on October 14, 2013, Academy Class No. 218. During his career with the department, he was also assigned to the Central Division. Services were held April 4.

DeBOISSIERE, SENIOR POLICE OFFICER ROBERT A. (RETIRED)

Retired Senior Police Officer Robert A. DeBoissiere passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at the age of 75. He is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He joined the Houston Police Department on August 26, 1968, Academy Class No. 39. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Central, Traffic and Accident, Traffic Enforcement, and Vehicular Crimes Divisions. Senior Police Officer DeBoissiere retired on November 6, 2009.

DOMINGUEZ, ARTHURO

Mr. Arturo Dominguez passed away on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the age of 52. He is the father of Police Officer Cassandra Dominguez, assigned to the Vice Division.  Services were held April 7 with burial in Memorial Oaks Cemetery.

GRIFFIN, JONAS

Mr. Jonas Griffin passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the age of 84. He is the father of Senior Police Officer Swannah D. Wheeler, assigned to the Downtown Division. Services were held May 2 with burial in Houston National Cemetery.

GUILLERMAN, SGT. ROBERT J. (RETIRED)

Retired Sergeant Robert J. Guillerman passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at the age of 89. He is preceded in death by his wife Mrs. Elizabeth L. Guillerman. Sergeant Guillerman, who was a Veteran of the United States Army, joined the Houston Police Department on September 17, 1962, Academy Class No. 26. During his career with the department, he was assigned to the Central Division, Special Operations Division, Burglary and Theft Division and the Robbery Division until his retirement on March 18, 1994. Services were held April 1 with burial in Conroe.

JOHNSON, EDNA PAULINE

Mrs. Edna Pauline Johnson passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022, at the age of 87. She is the mother of Retired Senior Police Officer John N. Johnson, who retired on June 3, 2017; mother-in-law of Retired Senior Office Assistant Myra Johnson, who retired on May 31, 2017; and aunt of Richard M. McLarty, IRM Manager in the Office of Technology Services.

LA, SETH SONNY

Mr. Seth Sonny La passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the age of 27. He is the son of Retired Senior Police Officer Sonny N. La, who retired from the Employee Services Division on June 24, 2011. Services were held April 23 with burial in Forest Park East Cemetery.

MATTHEWS, SUSAN D.

Retired Police Telecommunicator Supervisor Susan D. Matthews passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at the age of 64. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Lee Matthews. She is also the daughter of the late Retired Chaplain, Police Officer Harold “Bubba” Hannah, Jr., who passed away on April 12, 2017. She joined the Houston Police Department as a Dispatcher I, on September 9, 1976. Throughout her career with the department, she was assigned to the Emergency Communications Division. Police Telecommunicator Supervisor Matthews retired on July 14, 2001. Services were held April 2 with burial in Woodlawn Garden of Memories Cemetery.

MILLER, SGT. DONNA J. (RETIRED)

Retired Sergeant Donna J. Miller passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022, at the age of 74. She joined the Houston Police Department on June 2, 1969, Academy Class No. 41. During her tenure with the department, she was assigned to the Juvenile, Criminal Intelligence, Community Services, Personnel, Auto Theft, Homicide, and Westside Divisions. Sergeant Miller retired on March 20, 1992. Services were held April 8 in Taylor.

MOORE, ROBERT J.

Mr. Robert J. Moore passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at the age of 89. He is the father of Retired Senior Police Officer Mac A. Moore, who retired on June 17, 2006. Services were held April 11 with burial in Golden Gate Cemetery.

STRAUSS, SENIOR POLICE OFFICER PAUL H. (RETIRED)

Retired Senior Police Officer Paul H. Strauss passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at the age of 57. Officer Strauss joined the Houston Police Department on May 13, 1991, Academy Class #144. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Westside, Jail, and IAH Airport Divisions until his retirement on July 9, 2021. Services were held April 9 with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

RAMOS, DIANA

Mrs. Diana Ramos passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the age of 76. She is the mother of Senior Police Officer Joe Ramos III, assigned to the Training Division.

SCHULTZ, SGT. GILBERT C. (RETIRED)

Retired Sergeant Gilbert C. Schultz passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gay Nell Schultz. Sergeant Schultz, who was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, joined the Houston Police Department on November 6, 1961, Academy Class No. 25. During his career with the department, he was assigned to the Central Division, Emergency Communications Division, Robbery Division and the Homicide Division until his retirement on March 18, 1988.

TAYLOR, SENIOR POLICE OFFICER PINEY C. (RETIRED)

Retired Senior Police Officer Piney C. Taylor Jr. passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022, at the age of 60. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mercedes Taylor. Officer Taylor, who was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, joined the Houston Police Department on January 16, 1986, Academy Class No. 133. During his career with the department, he was assigned to the Central Division, Southeast Division, Traffic and Accident Division and the Criminal Intelligence Division until his retirement on January 8, 2011.