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New Members

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Paul Ryan – November 2018 transfer

Paul made the relatively “short trip,” in terms of transfer distance, from Council 7736 over at St. Jude in Mansfield. He joined the Knights eight years ago while in Maryland during his 26 1/2 years with the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired as a Colonel, having served as a pilot and an infantry officer. Paul…

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Dennis Hudson – December 2018

Dennis Hudson – December 2018 This past year has been a significant one in Dennis’ faith journey. He completed Holy Spirit’s RCIA program early in the year and was welcomed into the Catholic faith, his route beginning with what he calls “curiosity” about Catholicism, partially because the longtime Duncanville resident has lived near Holy Spirit…

Dan Schneider

Dan Schneider – November 2018 transfer

Dan Schneider – November 2018 transfer The pullover Bears jacket is a tipoff that Dan is originally from greater Chicago. He and wife Betsey came to our area in January 2016 and live in Midlothian. He’s in national food sales, and she works for AT&T. Dan became a Knight in 1993, joining the council in…

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December Degree

December Degree The Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Degree event welcomed into the brotherhood three new brother Knights, they are: Dennis Hudson, Council #8157 Eddie Martinez, Council # Salvador Moreno, Council #17026

Doug Maddox

Doug Maddox – August 2018 transfer

Doug Maddox Doug and his family moved to Cedar Hill in July from Florida when he became an assistant director of the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery just up the road from Duncanville on Mountain Creek Parkway. He joined the Knights in 2014 in Lake Worth, Fla. He retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant…

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Keith Archer – May 2018

Keith is one of those new members who has hit the ground running. That can happen when someone joins while we’re staffing the Cedar Hill youth baseball concession stands during the spring season. He and Mary, his wife of 29 years, got acquainted with the snow-cone machine and other aspects of the Valley Ridge stand…

John Bosco Umejiego – June 2018 transfer

John was first attracted to the Knights of Columbus as a child in his hometown in Nigeria, where he saw Fourth Degree members participating in their ornate attire. When John was an adult in the United States years later, the KC’s provided an excellent avenue from him to give back to his faith community. John…

Roberto Nieto

Roberto Nieto – June 2018

Roberto keeps a busy schedule – operating a neurology clinic in Mansfield with two daughters in college and one in high school – but decided it was a good time to join the Knights after witnessing the Order’s good works for so many years. He’s from Corpus Christi,¬†graduated from the University of Texas Medical School…

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Kavin Stuckly – June 2018 transfer

First of all, the first name is pronounced with a short “a” sound, like former SMU football coach Mike Cavan. Kavin and his family have lived in Duncanville since 2009, and he recently decided to transfer his KC membership over from the council in North Richland Hills, just northeast of Fort Worth. Kavin grew up…

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Francisco “Frank” Bernal – May 2018

Frank has lived in Duncanville for most of his life. But during his high school years, his family apparently lived in a sliver of the city that sent its children to Cedar Hill schools. Hence, he’s a graduate of Cedar Hill High. Frank then went on to Mountain View College and UT-Arlington. He has worked…