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Richard Franklin Stovall Jr. Also known as Frank Stovall, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, died November 25th, 2013. He was 78 years of age.
Frank was born on December 29, 1934 in Lubbock, Texas. His parents were Richard F. Stovall and Hazel Tyson Stovall. In 1953 he enrolled at The University of Texas. He graduated with a Business Degree 1957 and a law degree (LLB, 1959).
After graduation in 1959, Frank went to Houston, Texas, where he began work as an assistant prosecutor. In 1963, he moved to Plainview, Texas and was elected as District Attorney of the 64th Judicial District for two terms. During his tenure, he tried fifty-one (51) jury cases, including seventeen murder trials, resulting in 45 guilty verdicts, three mistrials, and three acquittals. A total of 393 pleas of guilty were taken by the Court.
In December, 1968, he returned to Houston and accepted a position with Helm, Jones and Pletcher a civil trial law firm. In 1971, he formed his own law firm. Frank retired from the practice of law in 2004. In 2005, with his wife Barbara, he moved to Kerrville, Texas to retire.
Frank is survived by his wife, Barbara; three children, daughter, Ivy McClain and her son, Chase Clifton McClain and his wife, Christine; daughter, Holly Stovall; son, Max Franklin Stovall, and his wife, Kim, together with two children, Kaylan and Sara. In addition, his wife, Barbara has two sons, Jean Paul Hebert, and Jason Hebert, whom he considered as part of his family. Also, he is survived by his two brothers, Robert Tyson Stovall of Floydada, Texas and Van Clifton Stovall of Montgomery, Texas, together with their respective families.
Memorial services will be held at First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Drive on Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 1:00 pm in Kerrville. In lieu of flowers, offerings may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Kerrville, or .

Published in Houston Chronicle on Dec. 1, 2013
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