Deputy Sheriff Chris White said the body of Clay Channing Pasemann, 48, was found about 5 p.m. Saturday in a field on FM 3061 in far western Milam County.
“He was next to his tractor,” White said.
Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Sam Berry ordered an autopsy, as a routine matter.
White and Berry said all signs were “consistent with a heart attack.”
A celebration of life for Pasemann is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor, with burial in the Taylor City Cemetery.
CALLS—Sheriff David Greene listed other calls during the past week for his department as follows:
Jan. 25—Deer on roadway, US 190; animal nuisance, East Seventh, Rockdale; complaint, Buckholts; assist Cameron Police Department; welfare concern, North Fourth, Milano; criminal mischief, CR 250; request to speak to deputy, location not listed; lowf lying aircraft, Cameron area; suspicious person, Texas 36, south of Cameron.
Jan. 26—Suspicious vehicle, Gause; medical call, US 77 , south of Rockdale; missing person, CR 355 Loop, Gause; assist another agency, Rockdale; harassment, Briar Lane, near Rockdale; trespassing, CR 237A, Griffin Chapel; burn ban violation, FM 486 west of Cameron; stolen property, CR 207, Cameron area; medical call, Second Street, Ben Arnold; shelter, Milano area; civil standby, East Main, Buckholts; medical assist, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bryan; road hazard, FM 908, south of Rockdale.
Thursday—Vandalism, FM 908 south of Rockdale; animal neglect, FM 979; harassing phone calls, CR 342, Milano area; burn ban violation, Texas 36, south of Cameron; break-in, East Cameron Avenue, Rockdale; harassment, FM 458A, Thorndale area; assault, Rockdale area; harassment, West Main, Cameron; assist Cameron PD, Ballpark Road; debris in roadway, FM 487, Cameron area.
Friday—Cameron area; theft of property, CR 418B; close patrol, FM 485; criminal mischief, San Gabriel area; alarm detected, FM 487 north of Cameron; welfare concern, CR 202; civil matter, Rockdale; information, FM 486 near Rockdale; disturbance, FM 486, Rockdale area; disturbance, CR 344, Milano area; suspicious vehicle, CR 254.
Saturday—Domestic incident, CR 358; 911 call terminated, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; animal neglect, FM 487; stray dog, Oak Lawn, near Rockdale; civil matter/ property, CR 116, Buckholts area; family matter, East Avenue E, Milano.
Sunday—Welfare concern, Buckholts area; animal nuisance, CR 352; animal abuse/cruelty, CR 306, Rockdale area; animal bite, Rockdale area; shots heard, FM 1600, south of Cameron; animal nuisance, CR 311; civil matter, South Sixth, Buckholts; threat, FM 437.
Monday—Strayed animal, CR 455, Thorndale; theft, CR 437, Thorndale area; information, CR 311, Rockdale area; break-in, US 77, north of Burlington; threats, Sixth and Jefferson, Cameron; civil matter, North Travis, Cameron; harassment, Praesel Addition, north of Rockdale; loud music, Gause area.
The sheriff’s department answered 12 calls to livestock running loose on Milam roads or rights-of-way during the past week.
CRIME STOPPERS—Tips on any crime listed above, or any other crime, may be phoned in to Milam County CrimeStoppers, toll-free, at 1-888-697-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $1,000 may be paid for arrest and conviction of persons responsible for crimes.