Richard Lee Dugger,62, of Marietta, Oklahoma passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the North Texas Medical Center in Gainesville, TX surrounded by his family. Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Meador Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Davis, his son Daniel Dugger and Ronald West officiating. Burial will follow at the Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Meador Funeral Home, 1204 E. California Street, Gainesville, Texas.
Richard was born on June 19th, 1959, to Loys and Lorean Dugger in McKinney, TX. He married Sheila West on December 15th, 1979, in Gainesville, TX. Richard worked at Michelin Tire Company as a machinist for over 40 years. He loved taking trips with his family and friends especially going to Colorado to fish and go camping. Richard loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them especially with the grandchildren. Most importantly he loved the Lord. Richard was saved at a revival in 1976 in Celina where his current Pastor Bro. Jimmy was preaching. He was always serving the Lord helping anybody in need. Richard was also a regular platelet donor to the Oklahoma Blood Institute for a lifetime total of 21 gallons.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years Sheila Dugger of Marietta, OK; son Daniel Dugger and wife April of Iowa Park, TX; daughter Rachel Harrelson and husband Randy of Burleson, TX; grandchildren Avery, Claire, Elisha, Kate, Leo and Rhett; brothers Bernard Dugger and Vernon Dugger and wife Nancy; sisters Wanda Calvert, Odelia Doughty and Dolly Hobbs.
Richard is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Larry Dugger, Calvin Dugger and David Dugger.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Dugger, Randy Harrelson, Vernon Dugger, James Doughty, Gene Hobbs, Waylon Peyrot, Terry Morgan and Reid Schnorrenberg.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joshua Peyrot, Bobby Overby Jr., Charlie Overby, William Overby and Coworkers from the Michelin Machine Shop: Coly Buck, Bobby Wilson, Rick Wilson, Gary Allen and William Landrum.