Richard Roland Pass, 82, of Comanche, passed from this life Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Lawton, Oklahoma. Richard was born January 1, 1930, at Rexroat, Carter County, Oklahoma, to Charles Coachworth Pass and Nellie Lucille Robinson.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church in Comanche, with Pastor Rick Forthman officiating. Interment will be at the Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson with Military Honors provided by the United States Navy. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.
Richard married Christine Tadlock on April 10, 1955, at the Methodist Church in Wilson, Oklahoma. They were married for 57 years. Richard attended Rexroat High School where he was a Golden Glove champion in boxing. He served in the Navy during the Korean War on the USS Brough -148 a destroyer escort. Richard worked for Halliburton Services retiring after 35 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Comanche. He volunteered at the Stephens County Genealogy Society and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Richard coached several softball and baseball teams in Meridian and attended the many school activities of his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lucille Pass; and three brothers, Nolan, Jerry and infant, Dan Pass.
Richard is survived by his wife, Christine Pass of the home; his three daughters and two sons and their families, Christy and Danny Dumos, Velma, Oklahoma, Becky Lynn Sanders, Debbie and Rickey Morgan all of Duncan, and James Roland Pass and wife, Melisa of Ryan, and Todd and Amy Pass of Bray, Oklahoma. Richard is also survived by his 11 grandchildren, Chad Dumos, Lyndal Morgan, Danielle Wilkerson, Kellie McGruder, Clay Dumos, Amanda and Shelby Sanders, Kiera Pass and Rylie, Morgan and Ryder Pass; and six great-grandchildren, Shiloh and Saige Dumos, Ava McGruder and Charity Bartmess, Dallas and Shelby Landis. Other survivors are his brother, Charles Pass of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; and his sister, Dathene Kasey of Norman.
Pallbearers are Chad Dumos, Lyndal Morgan, Clay Dumos, Bobby Tadlock, Stephen Wilkerson and Billey McGruder.
Honorary Pallbearers are Toney Hearell, Lance Clark, Dewayne Pass, Richard Michael Hamilton, Raymond Towell and Tommy Harris.
In lieu of flowers, it has been requested to send memorial contributions to the First United Methodist Church of Comanche.
Family visitation will be from 6-8 this evening at the funeral home in Wilson.
Condolences may be sent online to the family at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.