VeteranRichard Ladd

Richard Oliver Ladd, 73, of Athens, Texas, formerly of Dallas, died Monday, March 3, 1997, in Parkland Hospital in Dallas.

He was born Oct. 3, 1923, in Ipava, a son of Charles (Mac) and Hazel (Rose) Ladd. He married Martha DeWoody Ladd. She survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Julie and Gary Feltner of Lewisville, Texas, Jamie and Gary Johnson, Las Vegas, Nevada, Becky and John Wise, Leander, Texas, and Melanie and Ted Vanmeter, El Paso, Texas; several grandchildren; one nephew, Chuck and Liz Ladd, Rockwell, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, John and sister-in-law Jeanne.

He was a teacher and administrator with the Dallas Independent School District, and retired in 1982 after 33 years of service. He was in the Army Military Police and Intelligence Force in the European Theater 1942 through 1945.

Graveside and interment services were held Friday, March 7 at Laurel Land Memorial Park with Rev. Phil Baker officiating. Memorial services were held that afternoon at the First United Methodist Church at Athens, Texas with Rev. Earl McIntyre officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Emergency Fund of the First United Methodist Church, Athens, Texas.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/9/1997

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Richard Ladd

Richard Oliver Ladd, 73, of Athens, Texas, formerly of Dallas, died Monday, March 3, 1997, in Parkland Hospital in Dallas.

He was born Oct. 3, 1923, in Ipava. He married Martha DeWoody. She survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Julie and Gary Feltner, Lewisville, Texas, Jamie and Gary Johnson, Las Vegas, Nev., Becky and John Wise, Leander, Texas, and Melanie and Ted Vanmeter, El Paso, Texas; seven grandchildren; one nephew, Chuck and Liz Ladd, Rockwell, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, John and one sister-in-law, Jeanne.

He was a teacher and administrator with the Dallas Independent School District, and retired in 1982 after 33 years of service. He was in the Army Military Police and Intelligence Force in the European Theater 1942 through 1945.

Graveside and interment services were held Friday at Laurel Land Memorial Park with Rev. Phil Baker officiating. Memorial services were held that afternoon at the First United Methodist Church at Athens, Texas with Rev. Earl McIntyre officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Emergency Fund of the First United Methodist Church, Athens, Texas.

 

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/2/1997

 

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