Richard (Dick) Joseph Read Sr.

April 28, 1943 - September 20, 2017
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Richard (Dick) Joseph Read Sr., age 74, of Irving, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. He was born on April 28, 1943 in Leavenworth, Kansas, to Gerald and Rita Ann Read. On July 20, 1963, Dick, married the love of his life, Loretta Branum. He worked in industrial construction as a Superintendent and when he retired he became a Crossing Guard for Grand Prairie ISD. Dick enjoyed working with his hands, hunting, playing golf, watching baseball. Dick also had a wonderful sense of humor. Most of all he loved being with his family, he was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Dick is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jamey Read; sister, Barbara Cassela; and grandson, Dylan Emslie. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Loretta Read; children, Richard Read Jr., Jenny Read-Emslie and husband, Brad, Krystal Henry-Johnston and husband, Christopher; siblings, Bill Read, David Read and wife, Linda, Rita Reischman and husband, Tom, Larry Read and wife, Sherry, Mark Read and wife, Paula; grandchildren, Nolan Emslie, Brycen Emslie; great grandchildren, Emma Sparkman, Jamey Sparkman, and Preston Johnston; among numerous other family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in the Chism-Smith Funeral Home Chapel.


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Memorial
Date: October 14, 2017
Time: 10:00 am

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Priscilla Snipes
Irving, TX
My love to all of you.  I pray for comfort and peace for each of you.  I love you my family.
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California, CA
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Barbara Baumgartner
Eau Claire, WI
Aunt Loretta and family,
Keeping you in my prayers and sending loving thoughts you way.
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