Dick was born on July 24, 1944 in Springfield, Ohio. Dick spent his early years in Ohio attending school there and joined the U.S. Army in May of 1965.
He served honorably for three years, and was deployed overseas in Germany where he was a heavy haul truck driver.
Dick came to White Deer in the early 1970s, where he worked first for the Co-op in Groom and later for Williams Brothers Texaco and Wheeler Evans Elevator in White Deer.
Dick will be remembered as a man who always had a smile on his face and had a particular soft spot for animals. He cared for his cats.
Dick is survived by nieces, Hazel Roberts of Ohio, Mary Ann Shotts of Springfield, Ohio and Ruby Blaze of Gulfport, Miss. He is also survived by great-nephews George Harvill of White Deer, John Harvill of Pampa and David Harvill.
Final arrangements are entrusted to Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. Final interment will be at Fort Sill National Veterans Cemetery in Oklahoma.