Obituaries & Deaths of Horses

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The American Quarter Horse Journal accepts submitted obituaries for horses and humans who were part of the American Quarter Horse industry. Obituaries must be 300 words or less. The Journal's editors reserve the right to edit for length and style. You may submit your obituaries to bnewell@aqha.org. 

Harold Wayne McClure
Coleman, Texas, horseman passed away on August 25.
Bill Cress
Arizona Hall of Fame horseman passed away August 30.
Marthas Mega Jac
Reining competitor, sire passed away on August 30.
Keith Whistle
Famed showman Keith Whistle passed away August 3.
Jose Ernesto Guzman
Texas horseman Jose Ernesto Guzman passed away August 30.
No Two D For Me
Barrel racing, broodmare No Two D For Me died April 12.
Shelton Dubois
Louisiana-based Shelton Dubois passed away August 17.
Jack Barba
John Martin "Jack" Barba passed away August 14.
Dr. R. M. Christensen
AQHA Director-at-Large and 50-Year Breeder Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ ‘Doc’ Moller Christensen died August 16.
Frenchmans Guy
Leading barrel racing sire laid to rest August 15.