Richard Talbott "Dick" Wall(1927 - 2013)

Richard Talbott "Dick" Wall, 85, peacefully joined his heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, in San Rafael, Calif., at the home he shared with daughter Taressa and son-in-law, Ken Becker. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 852 W. Bedford-Euless Road, Hurst. Dick was born Nov. 9, 1927, in Fort Worth to Lewis Douglas Wall and Frances Decatur Talbott. He graduated from Paschal High School and served in the U.S. Army in Japan at the end of World War II. Dick married his beloved Patricia Greaves in 1950, and received his bachelor's degree in education from North Texas. Dick worked as an FBI agent for eight years, as security director at General Dynamics, Neiman-Marcus and finally as Dallas area manager for Wackenhut Corp. for 30 years. Dick was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy; his parents; and his brother, Lewis Douglas Wall Jr. Survivors: Daughters, Julie Wall Smith, Taressa Wall Becker and Gina Wall Rudolph; sons-in-law, Ken Becker, Pete Smith and Stephan Rudolph; grandchildren, Zachary Richard Smith, Hayley Loraine Rudolph and Stephan Grant Rudolph; sister-in-law, Earline Wall Prescott; niece, Doris Lavy Budge; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

Published in Star-Telegram on Oct. 19, 2013