Texas Baptist Men

THE LEGION OF HONOR AWARD

The Legion of Honor Award is the highest honor that can be bestowed on an individual in the area of Royal Ambassador and Challenger work. It is for men who have dedicated themselves the task of bringing boys and young men to God through Christ by fostering programs of mission education and mission action along with special emphasis upon personal involvement of the individual.

The Legion of Honor award began in 1973. Click on the Award Recipients link to view of list of those who have received this award. Click on the Nomination Form link to submit a nomination on-line or click on download a PDF to download a copy and return it to the state office for consideration. 

To Nominate an individual, fill out the Nomination Form online or download a PDF to fill out and mail in. 

Please return any paper Nomination Forms to the TBM office or complete the online Nomination form by September 1 each year. Selection is made annually by the Royal Ambassadors and Challengers Committees for the individuals to receive the Legion of Honor Award. 


Previous Award Recipients

First Name Last Name Year
Bob Chapman 1973
Bob Dixon 1973
Cameron Byler 1973
Jimmy (Dr.) Allen 1973
Russel Pogue 1973
Charles Elliott 1974
Damon Hollingsworth 1974
Dewey Baldwin 1974
Douglas Beggs 1974
Ernie Liebig 1974
Ivaloy Bishop 1974
Joe Lenamon 1974
John Overton 1974
Bill Brewer 1975
Bob Rowell 1975
Darrell Vanderford 1975
Jerry Bob Taylor 1975
Leo Smith 1975
Marion "Cotton" Bridges 1975
Roy Motley 1975
W. L. "Red" Colquitt 1975
Bill Arnold 1976
Bill Ibos 1976
George Arnold 1976
Herb Weaver 1976
Jim Witten 1976
Raymond Hollabaugn 1976
Bill Brown 1977
Bill Ming 1977
Dudley Bristow 1977
E.M. "Bosie" Boswell 1977
Larry Blanchard 1977
Rusty Griffin 1977
Jamie D. Smith 1978
Pierce McCartney 1978
W. L. Baxter 1978
Al Ringle 1979
Charles Ayres 1979
Eugene Veselka 1979
John Roberts 1979
Lynn Majors 1979
Noe Vella 1979
Odell Wade 1979
Bob Meaker 1980
C.H. Ford Jr. 1980
Dick Jenkins 1980
George Brown 1980
Glenn Hedgpeth 1980
Jerry Kersey 1980
Leslie Brown 1980
Milton Schmidt 1980
Olen Miles 1980
Pete Born 1980
Robert W. Webb 1980
B. R. Wilson 1981
Bob Fitzhugh 1981
Chuck Stevenson 1981
DeWayne Williams 1981
Don Kobe Jr 1982
Fred Roach 1982
Jerry Cain 1982
Karl Bozeman 1982
Monroe Shrimpton 1982
Ray Bratcher 1982
Eli Reyna 1983
John LaNoue 1983
Robert Estrada 1983
Wes Brossard 1983
Dan Hogan 1984
David Hindman 1984
Jim Bruner 1984
Jimmy Price 1984
Larry Thompson 1984
Butch McDaniel 1985
Dick Brown 1985
W. J. Isbell 1985
Jerry Brentham 1986
Joe Byrne 1986
John McClanahan 1986
Truman Brooks 1986
Ben Rogers 1987
Bill Gresso 1987
E. Earl Jackson 1987
James Lewis 1987
Milton Windler 1987
Pete Tracy 1987
Friday Couch 1988
Grover Jones 1988
James Corliss 1988
John Gray 1988
Jose Leal 1988
D. C. Mangum 1989
Mack Cook 1989
Phil Portillo 1989
Al Wise 1990
Alvis Bell 1990
Larry White 1990
Jesse Garcia 1991
Keith Mack 1991
Ron Steffen 1991
Delwin Marrow 1992
Joe Mosley 1992
Pot Mercer 1992
Wayne Gerhardt 1992
Ralph Hoeting 1993
Ray King 1993
Ray Walker 1993
Alan Huesing 1994
Jack Calk 1994
Jerry Smith 1994
Don Roman 1995
James Sowell 1995
Kenneth King 1995
Bill Bice 1996
Steve Darilek 1996
Warren Hart 1996
Charles Miller 1997
Clarence Albertson 1997
Eddie Fonseca 1997
Bob Adams (Gruver, TX) 1998
David Trotter 1998
Don Reel 1998
Mike Adams 1998
Rooster Smith 1998
Sam Dunkin 1998
Al C. Smith Jr 1999
Carl Ansley 1999
Doug Gallion 1999
Frank W. Carnes 1999
Henry Card Jr 1999
Henry Klingemann 1999
Mumbaji Johnson 2000
Tony Hernandez 2000
W.R. Chenault 2000
George Garza 2001
Harold Douglas 2001
John Norris 2001
Noel Rameriz 2001
Butch Durham 2002
Carl Buckner 2002
Elgin Taylor 2002
Norman Ellis 2002
Troy Martin 2002
Bill Black 2003
Bob Mayfield 2003
Jim Gamble 2003
Robert Goynes Jr 2003
John Bullock 2004
Frank Brown 2005
Marshall Hunt 2005
Robert Hinojos 2005
Ron Zimmerman 2005
Mark Becker 2006
Murrie Wainscott 2006
Rolan "Pop" Swank 2006
Dan Wilbanks 2007
Kevin Thompson 2007
Larry Robinson 2007
Charlie Jones 2008
Anderson Evans 2009
Danny Murphy 2009
Don Bumpass 2009
Jeff Palmer 2009
Jim Mason 2009
Perry Clark 2009
Raymond Cardenas 2009
Roland Harvey 2009
Bryan Davis 2010
David Sandlin 2010
John Clayton 2010
Thomas Renfro 2011
Dwight Bridges 2012
John Travis Smith 2012
Mike Wade 2012
James Tucker 2013
Mark Rains 2013
Robert Spence Van 2013
Buddy Beger 2014
Dale Pena 2014
Fred Morris 2014
Mark Forester 2014
Sam Nance 2014
Bill Adams 2015
Gary Shouse 2015
Jim Densmore 2015
Roy Norman 2015
Bob Adams (Burleson, TX) 2017
Eddie Goodner 2017
James Bransom 2017
Jim
David
Brad
Rick
Newman
Rodriguez
Blanchard
Hilliard
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