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M. Brantley Clegg, 62, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 surrounded by his loving family after his courageous battle with cancer.

Brantley was born on July 22, 1948 in Houston.

He was the oldest son of Millard Fillmore and Dorothy Daniel Clegg who preceded him in death.

He was a 1966 graduate of Bellaire High School where he was not only a scholar, but a star athlete of the football and baseball teams. Brantley continued his education at the University of Texas at Austin where he studied world history for three years before traveling throughout the United States and Mexico.

Later, he became a life member of the Texas-Ex Student Association and acquired an honorary Bachelor of Science degree.

As a Materials Engineer and Project Manager in the oil and gas industry, he moved his family in the 1980ís to Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, Kentucky before returning to Houston in 2008.  He worked for companies such as El Paso Pipeline, Mid-Con Pipeline, Texas Eastern Pipeline, Iroquois Pipeline and Energy Management Services.

A Methodist by faith, Brantley was united in marriage to Magda Solorio on July 7, 1979 in Simonton, Texas.

Brantley loved spending time with his family and coached his children in football, baseball and softball when they were young.  He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Magda S. Clegg, his children Larry Guerrero, Taylor, Yvonne and Ana Clegg, and two grandchildren, Lena and Mack. He is further survived by his brothers and sisters Dan Clegg and his wife, Laura; Ellen Gamble and her husband, Jerry; Bruce Clegg and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Funeral service 10:30 a.m.., Saturday, Dec.  4, 2010, Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel in Bellville with Pastor Amy Haralson, officiating.

Interment in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Friends who wish may m ake memorial gifts to the: Odyssey Hospice, 2636 South Loop West, Suite #210, Houston, Texas 77054, or to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4461, Houston, Texas 77210.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 610, 12029 Hwy 36 South, Bellville, Texas 77418. (979)865-2424.



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