Bill Text: TX SR43 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: In memory of Joshua Michael Snowden.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-24 - Printed in full [SR43 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR43-Enrolled.html
  In Memory
  Joshua Michael Snowden
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas honors and
  commemorates the life of United States Marine Staff Sergeant
  Joshua Michael Snowden, who died in the line of duty July 10,
  2017, at the age of 31; and
         WHEREAS, Joshua Snowden was an exemplary young man and an
  exceptional Marine who was widely admired for his many
  achievements and his dedication to duty; and
         WHEREAS, He was a 2004 graduate of Highland Park High
  School, and he was proud to serve his country in the United States
  Marine Corps; he leaves behind a legacy of valor and fidelity
  that will continue to serve as an inspiration to all those who
  knew him; and
         WHEREAS, Staff Sergeant Snowden demonstrated unwavering
  resolve and selfless courage in the performance of his duties; our
  state and nation are fortunate to have men and women whose love
  for their country inspires them to take up military service; and
         WHEREAS, A man of strength and honor, he gave unselfishly
  to others, and his patriotic spirit, his deep and abiding faith,
  and his enthusiasm for living each day to the fullest will not be
  forgotten; and
         WHEREAS, He was a devoted son and brother, and he leaves
  behind memories that will be treasured forever by his family and
  many friends; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby extend sincere
  condolences to the bereaved family of Joshua Michael Snowden;
  and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Joshua Michael Snowden.
Bettencourt Hinojosa Rodríguez
Birdwell Huffman Schwertner
Buckingham Hughes Seliger
Burton Kolkhorst Taylor of Collin
Campbell Lucio Taylor of Galveston
Creighton Menéndez Uresti
Estes Miles Watson
Garcia Nelson West
Hall Nichols Whitmire
Hancock Perry Zaffirini
  Patrick, President of the Senate
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 24, 2017, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate