Dr. Johnny Bryan Putty
1933 — 2021
Dr. Johnny Bryan Putty, age 87, of Hico, Texas, died Saturday, February 27, 2021. Johnny was born March 2, 1933, in Texon, Texas, to William "Jack" and Addie Hilliard Putty. An only child, he grew up in the rugged oilfields of West Texas, often riding his horse to the county road to catch the school bus. In his youth, he played baseball, showed livestock, rode bulls and broncs in rodeo, was an amateur boxer, and cultivated the art of great storytelling. After graduating from high school in Odessa, Johnny moved into his grandmother's spare bedroom in Stephenville to attend Tarleton State College. He went on to graduate with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Agricultural and...