Tex Azad, loving husband and father, passed away on August 30, 2013 at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, GA after fighting to recover from a major stroke. He is survived by his wife Maryam, and five children Reza, Rodger, Mo, Beni and Ali. He is also survived by nine grandchildren. Tex was a Colonel in the Imperial Iranian Air Force until the 1979 revolution. He supervised training at Columbus AFB in MS, Moody AFB in GA and Dobbins AFB in GA. He later opened his own company selling aircraft instruments and parts in Marietta GA. Tex enjoyed fishing, bowling, and backgammon, watching soccer and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Services will be held this Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery Winkenhofer Chapel at 10 AM.