Richard Wayne Shivers

POTTSBORO - Richard Wayne Shivers, 82, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Texoma Medical Center. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Johnson-Moore Pottsboro Chapel. Burial will be at the Rosewood Cemetery in Achille, Okla.

Pallbearers will be from the VFW Lakesite 7873.

Richard was born October 2, 1930 in Caddo, Oregon to Roy and Belle Deason Shivers. He graduated from Achille High School in Achille, Okla. He married Wenonah Rochelle on May 10, 1951 in Calera, Okla. she preceded him in death on April 11, 2009. Mr. Shivers was a truck driver, retiring from C&H Trucking Co. He was also a brick layer and carpenter. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the VFW Lakesite 7873 in Pottsboro.

Richard is survived by his sons, Larry Wayne Shivers and wife Judy of Pottsboro, Mark Shivers and wife Joyce of Oklahoma City, Okla.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Karen of Colbert, Okla.

A family visitation will be held 6 -8 p.m., Monday at the Johnson-Moore Pottsboro Chapel.

He was preceded in death by his wife, son Steve, brothers Joe Shivers and George Shivers, and a sister Dixie Bishop.

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Published in The Herald Democrat from Feb. 24 to Feb. 26, 2013