Dick attended PAMC (now PSU) in Goodwell, OK, on the G.I. Bill as a veteran of the USMC in WWII. He met Mary Ruthe Neufeld in college. She attended on the bill of her parents.
Dick and Mary Ruthe were married for 71 years. Their union resulted in daughter Becky and her husband, David Haigler, of Dallas, and son Dan and his wife, Denise of Amarillo, 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Dick was a wonderful husband, an excellent Dad and grandpa and a faithful friend. He loved God, his wife and family, and the church. He was faithful, generous, humble and good-humored, even on his last day on earth. He left big footprints.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1400 Wolflin Ave., Amarillo, TX 79109. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
The family requests that donations be made to The Word at Work, care of Covenant Presbyterian Church; or to Doctors Without Borders.