Richard Henry Abernathy, 74, of Murchison, Texas, passed away Tuesday, July 12 in Medical City of Dallas.
Mr. Abernathy was born on Feb. 22, 1942 in Wolfe City, Texas to Richard Paul Abernathy and Helen Yost Abernathy. He retired from the construction industry as a superintendent of general construction and served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors are two sons; Richard Paul Abernathy and wife Cindy, Danny Abernathy. One daughter; Christy Green and husband Glenn. A stepson, Douglas Wilburn and a stepdaughter, Leslie Ellstrom and husband Bill, 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dannis Abernathy and parents.
Funeral Services will be held in the R.W. Owens and Son Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 15th at 2:00 P.M. conducted by Rev. Eddie Hill, burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery Wolfe City with Military Honors by the Hunt County Honor Guard. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Pallbearers are Duane Gee, Donnie Roberts, Clint Davis, Douglas Wilburn, Garrett Abernathy and Chris Hankins. Honorary Pallbearers are Brandon Green and Ethan Green.
Services are under the direction of R.W. Owens and Son Funeral Home, Wolfe City, Texas.
Published on  July 14, 2016