Claude Eugene Bradshaw, Jr., passed peacefully at his home on the ranch Sunday evening, March 9, 2014 surrounded by his loved ones. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Eldorado. Burial will follow in Eldorado Cemetery.

He was born 15 October 1941 in San Angelo to Claude and Auta Mae (Reynolds) Bradshaw. He lived in Eldorado most all of his life. He married his high school sweetheart, Vera Fae Powell, and they shared a life together for almost 53 years. They were blessed with two children and two grandchildren.


Born May 19, 1927 in Evanston Illinois, Fred grew up there to the age of 11. During 1936 and 1937, his parents, Percival and Ruth Case along with sisters Henrietta and Helen moved to ranch land in Schleicher county that his father and uncle had inherited. There

he home schooled for a while and then attended school in Mertzon Texas, Eldorado High School and then Shriner Institute in Kerville.

He joined the Navy toward the end of World War II where he was a Pharmacist Mate and Hospital Corpsman. Many of his favorite stories were of his time in the Navy.


J. Lynn Williams, 59, of Eldorado passed away on Tuesday, February 25th in Community Medical Center in San Angelo.

He was born in Amarillo, Texas on Oct. 1, 1954 to Harold and Barbara Williams. He graduated from Llano High School and subsequently lived in a wide variety of places throughout Texas, upstate New York, and Canada. Among his greatest joys were cowboy life, singing, and telling stories. In his last conversations with family and friends, he assured all he was at peace with God and ready to go.


Charles Ray Pfluger, 84, of Eldorado, TX passed away February 12, 2014 at home. He was born August 8, 1929 in Eden, TX to Melvin Ray and Francis Melinda Lubke Pfluger.

Charles Ray attended elementary school through 7th grade in the little community of Liveoak, 10 miles southwest of Eden. His first two years of high school he went to Eden and then finished in Menard.

In 1949 when the Korean War began, Charles Ray was one of the first called to serve. After he got out of the service, he went to work for his uncle, Emmett Pfluger, who leased 15,000 acres of the Fort Terrett Ranch on the banks of the North Llano River in Sutton County.