Richard Nemoede, 67, of Amarillo died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Ronnie Allen Nemoede, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Richard was born April 5, 1945, in Dalhart to Vernon and Elnora Nemoede. He married Patricia Ann Milum on June 6, 1964, in El Paso. After he was honorably discharged from the military he worked for Standard Oil in Alamagordo, New Mexico. He moved to Amarillo in 1970, where he was employed at Bell Helicopter and later at American Equipment and Trailer where he had a 38 year career.
Richard was dedicated to both his family and job and enjoyed life.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Nemoede; and three sisters, Betty Trodgen, Nancy Proffitt and Nina Hughes.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Nemoede, of Amarillo; a son, Jeff Nemoede and wife Marcie of Amarillo; a daughter, Toni Shepard and husband Robert of Amarillo; a twin brother, Robert Nemoede and wife Ida of Amarillo; four grandchildren, Justin, Kristin, Zach and Ashley; and two great-grandchildren, Brandon and Kyren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105.