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Richard Kirkland Strayer

Monday, February 4, 2008

Jan. 14, 1922 - Feb. 2, 2008

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Richard Kirkland Strayer, 86, beloved father of Brenda and Lori passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, in Fort Worth.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday at Genesis United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. Burial will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m., at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

He was born Jan. 14, 1922, in McCook to Miley Eugene and Mabel Pearl (Dutcher) Strayer. He served in the U. S. Army.

Kirk retired after a long career with Champlin Petroleum. He loved model railroading, camping and golf.

He always said his life has been a "great ride."

Kirk was preceded in death by his first wife, Amy and second wife, June.

The family would like to express extreme gratitude to Accolade Hospice and Bethesda Gardens.

Survivors include daughters, Brenda Ryan and husband, Mike and Lori Burrow and fiance, Greg Barnhart; step-daughter, Patricia Houtz and husband, Andrew; sister, Norma Nelson; niece, Kristi Thompson and husband, Joe; grandchildren, Kimberly Meenach and husband, Tim, Shannon Robbins and husband, Scott; five great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth is in charge of arrangements.