In Memoriam

Clinton Frank Bateman (Texas Certificate 005892, issued July 1962) passed away on June 25, 2021. Clint was a graduate of Baylor University and a member of TXCPA and TXCPA Houston for 59 years. Clint proudly served as the 1985-1986 President of the Houston CPA Society.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Tallowood Baptist Church, 555 Tallowood Dr., Houston, Texas. Memorial gifts may be directed to Tallowood Baptist Church.

Read Clint's full obituary here


Roy Edgar Box, Jr., Texas Certificate 005899 issued July 1962, passed away on June 8, 2021. Roy was a graduate of the University of Texas and has been a life member of TXCPA and TXCPA Houston for 58 years.

Memorial Service: Monday, June 28, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. at The Settegast-Kopf Co at Sugar Creek, 15015 Southwest Freeway in Sugar Land TX 77478 with a reception to follow.

Memorial gifts may be made in Roy’s memory to the Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, Houston TX 77027 or the charity of your choice.


Charles Edward McDonald, Jr., Texas Certificate 020081 issued January 1979, passed away on June 13, 2021. Charles was a University of Houston graduate and has been a member of TXCPA and TXCPA Houston for 41 years.

Memorial gifts may be directed to the Cushing Support & Research Foundation, 60 Robbins Rd #12, Plymouth, MA 02360 USA. Website: www.csrf.net


Walter A. Saunders, Jr, Texas Certificate 007120 issued August 1965, passed away on April 25, 2021. Walter was a University of Houston graduate and has been a member of TXCPA and TXCPA Houston for 55 years.

Memorial gifts may be directed to the St. Paul’s Methodist Foundation, 501 S. Main St, Houston, TX 77004, to the University of Texas Foundation, 9011 Mountain Ridge Dr, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78759, or to the Houston Hospice, 1905 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030. View Walter Sanders' obituary here.


Randolph “Randy” Peyton Burch, Sr. passed away May 28, 2021, at the age of 88. Randy founded his CPA firm Burch & Co. in 1965. An early adopter of technology for the accounting profession, he built a national reputation with his firm Burch Consultants. Randy volunteered with Houston Chapter committees including Members in Industry, PAC Steering, and Charity Event Steering, and served in developing the Members of an Accounting Practice “MAP” curriculum.

Texas CPA License #006645, issued August 4, 1964
Texas Society of CPAs and Houston Chapter member for 57 years