Richard Wallis Lines
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 12/11/2013 - 10:51am
Richard Wallis Lines, 86, of Richland Springs, Texas, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2013, in Brownwood, Texas. Visitation will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Heritage Funeral
Home in San Saba. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Richland Springs Cemetery in Richland Springs, Texas with Brother Barry Fikes officiating Richard was born on June
Richard Wallis Lines 1, 1927, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Clyde Allison Lines and Maude (Mason) Lines. Richard served from 1945 until 1967 with first the Navy, then the Army, and, ultimately, retired from the Air Force. He served in both World War II and the Korean War. He married Edith Elmore on September 29, 2002, in Richland Springs, Texas. He had lived in Richland Springs for the past 11 years and attended the Richland Springs Baptist Church.
Richard loved to square dance and had traveled extensively doing so. He also enjoyed computer games and was known to play into the early morning hours if he got carried away. He was a talented locksmith and a member of American Legion Post 27. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Edith Lines of Richland Springs; three sons, Richard Patrick Lines of Memphis, TN, Clifton Lacy of Cisco, TX, and Benton Lacy, and wife Sue, of Medina, TX; two daughters, Roberta Lacy and Janet Sellars, both of Dallas; nine grandchildren, Samantha, Curtis, and wife Rachel, Brandon, and wife Sarabeth, Lucian, Chyanne, Dakota, Noaa,
Jennifer, and John, and wife Terry; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society or your local cancer charity group. Please view Mr. Lines’ online memorial at www.heritagefuneraltx.-com
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