Doug NimpferNCHA member Doug Nimpfer of Burleson, Texas, passed away July 1.

He was an iron worker by trade through Iron Workers Local Union 263. At the time of his retirement, he was owner and president of Bob McCaslin Precast Construction.

He was an avid fisherman and horseman who won the Suncoast Amateur Derby and placed in a string of major limited age events on  his homebred mare Aristos Ms Valentine. Other memorable horses he rode include Oliver Twistin Cat, TJ Bingo and Madame Cat.

Survivors: Wife, Cindy Nimpfer; sons, Tommy Nimpfer, Troy Nimpfer and wife, Kathy; granddaughters, Brittany Nimpfer, Makayla Nimpfer, Savannah Green and husband, Tanner; grandsons, Tyler Nimpfer, Wes Tidwell; great-granddaughter, Mady Green; sisters, Diane Fleming and husband, Tommy, Donna Taylor and husband, Craton; mother-in-law, Ruth Hutchins; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Service: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet.