H.R. No. 946
         WHEREAS, A life made rich through meaningful service drew to
  a close when Captain Robert Lee Wise, Jr., of the Midland Fire
  Department passed away on February 23, 2013, at the age of 54; and
         WHEREAS, Born on January 12, 1959, in Midland, Lee Wise was
  the son of Robert Lee Wise, Sr., and Beverly Wise; he earned an
  associate's degree in fire science from Midland College and then
  joined the Midland Fire Department, where he went on to serve for 27
  years; he spent the majority of his tenure as a captain and
  paramedic, and he served as president of International Association
  of Fire Fighters Local No. 4405 for nearly a decade; and
         WHEREAS, Captain Wise was much admired by his colleagues and
  friends alike for his leadership, compassion, and dedication to
  duty; in his spare time, he liked to read, solve crossword puzzles,
  and listen to the blues; and
         WHEREAS, Lee Wise enjoyed the love and support of his wife of
  nearly three decades, Sue, and he took great pride in a daughter,
  Sara, and a granddaughter, Cayden; and
         WHEREAS, Those fortunate enough to have known Captain Wise
  will remember the way he touched their lives with his kindness and
  generosity, and he will forever hold a treasured place in their
  hearts; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the memory of Robert Lee Wise,
  Jr., and extend sincere condolences to the members of his family: to
  his wife, Sue Wise; to his daughter, Sara Wise; to his parents,
  Robert Lee Wise, Sr., and Beverly Wise; to his granddaughter,
  Cayden Savage; to his sister, Mary Ann Wise; to his nephews, Casey
  Billingsley and Keith Brittain; and to his other relatives and many
  friends; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Captain Lee
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 946 was unanimously adopted by a
  rising vote of the House on March 27, 2013.
  Chief Clerk of the House