It is here that we remember our late Board of Directors whom have unfortunately left us recently. Their dedication and efforts to the North Texas State Fair Association will not be forgotten, and they will live on in our hearts for years to come.

Bill Allen

Bill served as a long-time volunteer, member of the Board of Directors and three-time president. He dedicated nearly 60 years of his life to the North Texas State Fair Association, and his contributions will benefit this association for many years to come.

Harry Hall

Harry was born and raised in Denton, Texas. He is the former president of DATCU and served as the Executive Board Treasurer of NTFR. The North Texas State Fair Association and Denton admired him as a member and cherished all of his contributions. He married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Harpool, and they served the city of Denton with all of their hearts.

RD Martin

R.D. was passionate about kids and agriculture. He donated not only his time, but also his money. He served as President of the North Texas State Fair Association from 2005 through 2011, and he served on the Board of Directors for the fair from 2005 through 2017. R.D.’s hard work and dedication contributed to the education and development of hundreds of Denton County youth. His willingness to care for the fair association led to the improvement of the facilities and the betterment of the association as a whole.

Bobby Jones

Bobby was a long time volunteer and supporter of the North Texas State Fair Association and had a love for youth and the agricultural industry that was bigger than Texas. Bobby is survived by his wife Judy Jones, daughters Jacee Kiefer and husband Cory, Crystal Clark and husband Phillip, and 5 grandchildren that were the light of his eyes.

Robert Bell

Robert served his community in many ways by contributing and participating in countless benefit auctions/dinners, service projects and simply helping anyone in need. He was a member of the Denton Elks Lodge, served on the board of directors of the North Texas State Fair Association and once served as the President of C.A.S.I. There was never a dull moment with Robert and most often included unbelievable stories and events.