Richard Dee Burrage

Richard Dee Burrage

July 29, 1932 — April 20, 2019

Richard Dee Burrage passed peacefully into eternity on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

He was surrounded by multiple family members and friends.

Born in Coleman Texas, to Aubrey (Red) Burrage and Dorothy M. Burrage on July 29, 1932.

He is proceeded in death by his mother and father; and grandson, Job Jeremie Williams.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Piper Burrage; and children, Dee Burrage and wife Vickie, Tim Burrage and wife Christy, Lori Ann Griffin and husband David, Michael Gibson, Donna Lou Williams and husband John, Terrance Ames and wife Sandra, Danny Ames, Alexia Difilicia, Sarah Burrage, Rachel Garcia and husband Darren; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

His greatest joy in life was his love of his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many foster children. Richard was a proud U.S. Navy veteran and always wore his Navy cap.

He was a faithful employee for the Coca Cola Bottling Company in San Angelo, Texas for 41 years. Upon his retirement he and Janice joined with his daughter and son-in-law and bought Thunderbird Resort where he enjoyed working, fishing and meeting people for the next 18 years.

A longtime member of Hill Country Fellowship Church, he faithfully served and had an abiding trust in the Lord Jesus. When he entered Heaven we are sure our heavenly Father said, “Well Done, Good and Faithful servant”.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, April 27 at Hill Country Fellowship Church at 11:00 a.m. HCF is located at 200 Houston Clinton Drive, Burnet, Texas 78611

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The West Texas Boys ranch, San Angelo, Texas or Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas Texas.

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