Ceilley, Richard Herbert Richard H. Ceilley, 85, died on March 30, 2013 after a long illness. He is survived by his son, David; his brothers, Bernie and Roger Ceilley; and a sister, Carol Norton. He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth Darlene; and his brother, Edward Ceilley. Richard served honorably in the U.S. Army with occupation forces in Japan immediately following WWII. Richard graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in political science. He was an avid reader, sports fan, and passionate about about live theater productions. From 1953-1989, he was an underwriter for Continental Insurance Co. For 42 years he was a faithful member of Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas and volunteered at the church clothes bank for 20 years, helping those in need. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30AM Saturday, April 6th, at Williams Memorial Chapel in Garland, TX. In liue of flowers, please make donations to the Outreach Ministries at the Highland Park United Methodist Church. Rest in Preace, Richard. You were loved by many.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Apr. 4, 2013