Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Obituaries

July 12, 2014

Daniel James Richards

RUSK — Daniel James Richards passed away on Friday July 11th at Hospice of East TX in Tyler. He was born September 11, 1938 in Turney TX to O’Deal and Fannie May Richards

He worked for KBR for 48 years before retiring and returning to his hometown in Rusk, TX in 2008, he served his country as a member of the US army. In his retirement years he enjoyed , farming, gardening and family time. He was member of Covenant Church of East TX.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Patricia Richards; three daughters, Theresia and her husband, Mike McCollom

Michelle and her husband, Curt Lonergan, Lisa and her husband, Stephen Wilson

Three grandchildren, Alicia McRorey and her husband Kevin McRorey, Memphis Wilson, and Ian Wilson.

One sister Mable Loyce Page and three brothers Amos Richards, Jerry Richards and Tyson Richards

The funeral will be conducted at 4:00 PM Sunday July 13, 2014 in Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Interment will be at Jarrett Cemetery in Gallatin, TX

 

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