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Richard L Diehl

Richard L. Diehl, of Scurry, TX, passed away suddenly Friday morning in Kaufman, TX at Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital Emergency Room.
He was born 73 years ago in Omaha, NE the son of William (Bill) Lamar Diehl and Luella Beamon Diehl. Being a man of longevity, Richard served our country in the US Navy and Navy Reserves for 12 years during which time he received several military honors. He went on to have a 22 year career with the Bureau of Federal Prisons, Department of Justice. He is survived by his family of three daughters and Kristina Diehl, Nicole and husband Rob Thompson, Tami and husband Dan Shinedling and one son Tony Hollis. His legacy continues with eight grandchildren Brandon Bailey, Kahli Gardner, Logan Gardner, Sara Spera, Rubie and Tatum Shinedling and Brennon and Addison Hollis. Other family include four brothers, Stephen Diehl, Dennis Diehl, Harold Diehl, and Gerald Diehl; and one sister, Bonnie Crosby. He was preceded in death by his wife Gail Haynes; daughter Michelle Jeter; brother Donald Diehl; and parents Bill and Luella Diehl. Memorial services be held at 10:00am on Tuesday at the Chapel of the Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Homes, Seven Points, TX at with Wayne Pitchford officiating. Interment will be Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2:00pm at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, TX with Navy Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to the National Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

Memorial Service

10:00 am Tuesday, April 11, 2017
100 Tomlinson Lane
Seven Points,, Texas, United States

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Thinking of you all today.Sorry for your Loss.

Mark Hyland Apr 11 2017 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! Uncle Richard will be missed by all of us .

Dave Diehl & family Apr 11 2017 12:00 AM

My heart is deeply saddened, my thoughts confused... racing with memories of a man that everyone and beyond, loved and cherished. His giant smile, never forced. His gentle manner, his full bellied laugh. The shining, boyish gleam in his eye. A man that I never heard complain, He was a great guy with a big heart for everyone he met. My Uncle Richard. You Will Be So Missed But Forever In Our Hearts!

Angie Diehl Apr 10 2017 12:00 AM

Sending our deepest and heartfelt condolences in the loss of your loved one. We will continue keep you in prayer in the days ahead.

Valerie &a Mike Garcia Apr 10 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Diehl

Skye Smith Apr 10 2017 12:00 AM

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