Look Who's Talking about Texas History

Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Famous People from Lubbock County Texas
Eric Hipple

 

Eric Hipple was born in Lubbock Texas September 16, 1957. He is an author and former professional football player.  He played for the Detroit Lions from 1980 to 1989. In his book, Real Men Do Cry, Hipple discusses his career with the Lions and his bouts with depression. In 2009, Hipple disarmed a man wielding a knife in an action Detroit police say may have saved the lives of many people.

 

Hipple's son died by suicide when he was 15 years old, which is why he is so dedicated to talking and teaching about the subject. Hipple is involved in educating people about the dangers of depression. He travels the country and gives speeches to High Schools, Youth Groups, U.S. Military and Corporations on suicide prevention and mental Illness. In this role, he is the Outreach Coordinator of the Depression Center of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Texas History by Category and Event

Texas Football History County by County

Texas Football History County by CountyTexas Football History County by County

Texas Football Legends - County by County

Texas Football StoriesTexas Football Stories - County by County

Famous People from Lubbock County TexasMore Lubbock County People

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Lubbock County Treasures (eBay)

Lubbock County TreasureLubbock County Treasures

Lubbock County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Lubbock County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Lubbock, Idalou, Wolfforth, Slaton, Shallowater and New Deal Texas Left a total $660,639 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs.

Know the Heirs? Let them know See the full list

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County