RecipientsThe follow is a list of Companions that have received the Golden Keystone Award.
|Charles R. Lane||Alpha No. 243|
|Richard W. Gaiser||Tyler No. 24|
|Milton M. Skipper||Amarillo No. 196|
|Robert L. Clemmons||Hugh J. McClellan No. 248|
|David Gene Rogers||Seagoville No. 419|
|Randy L. Hardin||Borger No. 437|
|Gerald F. Nowotny||San Antonio No. 381|
|James S. Long||Alpha No. 243|
|Robert A. Foreman, Jr.||Will N. Kidd No. 424|
|Ted D. Hennis||Amarillo No. 196|
|Joe O. Estlack||Helotes No. 444|
|Onnie H. Weaver, Jr.||Southeast Texas No. 465|
|Edward E. Chapman, Sr.||Port Neches No. 436|
|William L. Blanks||Southside-Polytechnic No. 378|
|A. R. Clary||Ridglea No. 485|
|Eugene Deacon Wall||Kerrville No. 305|
|D. Doye Sudduth||Tyler No. 24|
|Thomas Keithly, Jr.||Dallas No. 47|
|Joseph P. Collier, Jr.||Port Neches No. 436|
|Ronald D. Park||Dallas No. 47|
|Earl E. Tweed||Dallas No. 47|
|Reese L. Harrison, Jr.||San Antonio No. 381|
|Robert E. Black||Keystone No. 172|
|Robert L. Sieckmann||San Jacinto No. 7|
|Allan W. (Skip) Dees||Sam J. Helm No. 445|
|H. Bart Henderson||Will N. Kidd No. 424|
|A.F. Frank Berkley||Sam J. Helm No. 445|
|Dale D. Dickman||San Jacinto No. 7|
|Edward M. Schlieter||Kerrville No. 305|
|H. David Moore||Haggai No. 53|
|James D. Manley||Tarrant No. 416|
|W. E. Gene Brookshire||Lufkin No. 240|
|E. Don Wittie||Snyder No. 494|
|William D. Snipes||San Felipe de Austin No. 1|
|Coy McDougald||Hugh J. McClellan No. 248|
|Sherman W. Hobbs||Alvord No. 193|
|Alfred E. Bell||Oak Cliff No. 373|
|William G. Kortmann, Jr.||Tyler No. 24|
|Jack E. Wylie||Love Field No. 478|
|Mitchell Ray Jones||Dallas No. 47|
|Hubert L. Koker||El Paso No. 157|
|Leroy A. Rousseau||Grandview No. 93|
|Gerald H. Long||Tarrant No. 416|
|Lawrence D. Hearne||Helotes No. 444|
|Cody Parsley||Silsbee No. 465|
|David N. Whitehead||Port Arthur No. 250|
|Arthur A. Stupl||Will N. Kidd No. 424|
|Dale E. Miller||A. C. Garrett No. 420|
|J. Lawson Gibbs||Burnet No. 453|
|Leonard O. Pierce||Will N. Kidd No. 424|
|Carl E. Smith||Teague No. 320|
|James Hubert Busbee||Rising Star No. 9|
|Donald F. Smith||Dallas No. 47|
|Jack E. Beeler||Port Lavaca No. 338|
|Eugene A. Thalmann||Hidalgo No. 434|
|H. C. Robason||Abilene No. 159|
|A. E. (Buddy) Killion, Sr.||Hamlin No. 310|
|Ira Lee Edwards||Keystone No. 172|
|A. P. O`Daniel||Dallas No. 47|
|O. A. Buttrell||Sam J. Helm No. 445|
|Ernest E. Hunter||Conroe No. 452|
|Reginal L. Jones||Washington No. 1|
|Thomas C. Ferguson||Burnet No. 453|
|W. H. Jack Lowry||Arlington No. 376|
|George Hanks||Tarrant No. 416|
|Willie T. Longnecker||Will N. Kidd No. 424|
|Amos Crouch||Mt. Horeb No. 57|
|H. Carlton Norris||Lufkin No. 240|
Golden Keystone Award
This award will be presented to one (1) Companion for each 15,000 Royal Arch Masons (or major portion thereof) each year based of the previous year's membership as reported in the annual proceedings of The Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Texas.
No present Elective or Appointive Grand Chapter Officer, and no Past Elective Grand Chapter Officer is eligible for consideration for the award.
A Companion or group of Companions may submit a NAME on the appropriate form with substantiating factual information accompanied by supporting letters and/or stories sufficient to determine worthy and deserving recipients. The nominee is not to be told, and the nomination shall remain secret until the award is made by the Grand Chapter. Nominations are to be mailed them to each member of the Committee. The Committee will screen the nominations (including those previously submitted) and submit six (6) to the Grand High Priest from which he will select the required number.
The Award may be presented to any Royal Arch Mason in good standing in a Chapter operating under the jurisdiction of The Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Texas.
Nominations will be considered for those who, without fanfare, have rendered yeoman service to the Craft in one or more of the following categories:
- One who has given unselfishly of his time, effort, and/or finances for some years for the promotion and on-going of Capitular Masonry.
- One who is always available to visit the sick.
- One who is always available to counsel depressed and troubled Companions.
- One who is always available to care for the welfare of distressed Companions and Widows.
- One who is Mr. Mason, and has been for some time the cornerstone of Masonry in the area.
- One who has made salient contribution to the civic community while holding high the banner of York Rite Masonry.
- Mr. Dependable who is always there to open the door, see that the physical property is well maintained, and is in suitable array for the smooth operation of conferrals and activities of the Chapter.