Richard  Andrews


Graveside services for Richard Edward Andrew, Sr., 75, of Gainesville, will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, May 13, 2019 in the Fairview Cemetery with Rev. John Sconce officiating. A visitation is scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 AM on Monday at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Andrews passed away May 9, 2019 in Gainesville. He was born August 6, 1943 in Gainesville to George Henry and Bertha Mae (Martin) Andrews. He married Janice Dian Berend on October 15, 1963.
Richard worked many years for the city of Gainesville, retiring in 2002. He was an avid coon hunter and fisherman. He loved spending time with his family.
Mr. Andrews is survived by his wife of 55 years, Janice Andrews of Gainesville; son Ricky Andrews of Neosho, Missouri; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Troy and Diane Andrews of Healdton, Oklahoma; brother Butch Andrews; sister Juanita Snider of Woodbine.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter Deana Woodard in 1988; 1 brother; 2 sisters; 1 great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Cory Woodard, Brandon Andrews, Nathan Andrews, Cody Andrews, Austin Andrews, Camron "Tex" Woodard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Noah's Ark Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 405, Gainesville, Texas 76240.
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Phyllis Hurst Hutson Moore
May 16, 2019
Janice and Family,
so sorry for your loss. You were always a kind and caring friend to me mother, Johnnie Hurst for many years.
May God bless and be near to each of you.
With love and prayers, Phyllis
David & Dolores Milam
May 12, 2019
He was a great guy to work with.