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Alex "Jay" Ringhoffer '79 September 22, 2022 4:46 PM updated: September 22, 2022 4:55 PM

Alex Jay Ringhoffer
December 26, 1956 - August 25, 2022

Alex Jay Ringhoffer, 65, of Cross Plains, Texas went to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Baylor University Medical Center surrounded by his loved ones in Dallas, Texas.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 31 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Cross Plains, Texas with Ronnie White officiating. Burial will follow after the service at the Burnt Branch Cemetery in Callahan County, Texas. The family will have a time of visitation on Tuesday, August 30 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM at Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel in Cross Plains, Texas.

Jay was born on December 26, 1956 in Post, Texas to Alex Henry Ringhoffer and Jo Ann Montgomery-Ringhoffer. He married Lacretia Foster on December 6, 1980 in Jacksboro, Texas.

Jay graduated from Baird High School in 1975. He was also a member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets, Squadron 6, and the proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 1979. Immediately following graduation Jay began working at Halliburton where he continued to work for 33 years until his retirement in June of 2012. He and Lacretia then retired to Cross Plains where they helped run the family farm and ranch.

Jay was preceded by father, Alex Henry Ringhoffer; two brother-in-laws, Johnny Combs and Reggie Foster.

Jay is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Lacretia Ringhoffer of Cross Plains, Texas; daughter, Cassie Ringhoffer-Yates and husband, William of Justin, Texas; two grandchildren, Aiden Yates and Autumn Yates both of Justin, Texas; mother, Jo Ann Ringhoffer of Cross Plains, Texas; sister, Karen Combs of Allen, Texas; one niece and four nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made in Jay's name to The Amyloidosis Foundation 7151 N. Main St. Ste. 2 Clarkston, MI 48346. 



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