Richard Bacon

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Richard Bacon

SAN ANGELO - Richard Bacon, 87, died Oct. 16, 2019, at his son's home Rick Bacon after a courageous fight with kidney and heart disease.

He was preceded in death by wife Dana, his parents Fannie and Ivan Bacon, one sister Joy Williams, and one granddaughter Kayla Grissom.

He is survived by his sons Rick Bacon and wife Glenda of Grape Creek and Kent Bacon and wife Brenda of Carrollton; daughters Kathy Bacon Pyburn and husband Rodney, of Grape Creek and Debra Kay Bacon Vessels and husband James of Odessa; seven grandchildren Kristie Altherr of Tucson, Az, Ricky Bacon of Abilene,Kelli Harrison of Lubbock,Sasha McEachern of Tarzan, Britney Hendricks of Midland, Shane and Kaci Bacon of Carrollton; 11 great-

grandchildren and two great great grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bacon retired from Phillips 66 in 1994 after 40 years of service. While with Phillips he worked in Borger, Andrews, Odessa, and Lovington, New Mexico. After retiring from Phillips he worked for Midland International Airport Security and transitioned to TSA after 9/11. He worked for TSA for approximately 10 years. He then worked for West Texas Nissan as a car delivery driver. After retirement he made his home in Odessa. He moved to San Angelo in July 2015.

He was a member of Grape Creek Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be at Grape Creek Baptist Church at 10 a.m. on Oct. 19 and will be officiated by Rev. Brad Winchester. Graveside services will be in Andrews at 3:30 p.m. at the Andrews County North Cemetery (NWAve. D) under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home. Visitation is Oct. 18 at Shaffer Funeral Home Grape Creek from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to HOSA or Grape Creek Baptist Church.

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