In Memoriam

Joe Terry Rye passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020. He was an active member of the Houston CPA Society and served as the Chapter President, 1990-1991. The family request that contributions in Joe's memory be made to the Great Hills Baptist Church, 10500 Jollyville Road, TX 78759. Joe will be missed in so many ways.


Herbert J. Brewer, 88, a longtime resident of Houston and Brenham had died. He was a member of Lakeside Country Club and was a partner and CPA at Touche, Ross and Company. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Brewer, and son, Bart Brewer.


Daniel Patrick "Dan" Whitty III, of Houston, died peacefully at his home on Christmas Eve. He lived a full and successful life and was surrounded by his family including the love of his life, Iris Webb Whitty, at the time of his passing. Dan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on the 26th of May 1931, and spent his childhood in Dutchtown, Louisiana, graduating from Louisiana State University in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Commerce. He moved with his wife and oldest daughter to Houston soon after where he joined Arthur Anderson & Co., an international accounting and consulting firm. In 1962, at the age of 31, Dan made worldwide partner and went on to become a lead partner for Tenneco Inc., Columbia Gulf Transmission Co., Columbia Gas Development Corp., Coleve, Transco Energy Co., United Energy Resources, Inc., Continental Airlines, Texas Air Corp., and Enron Corporation. He remained at Arthur Anderson for 35 years until his retirement in 1988.