DENISON - Thomas Warren Lietz, 84, entered into eternal life Monday, June 17, 2013 at Texoma Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.|
Mr. Lietz was born Nov. 8, 1928 in Evansville, Ind. the son of Charles and Florence (Kerlin) Lietz. He married the love of his life, Betty Lou Prince on March 18, 1950. Thomas served his country proudly as a chief hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years before retiring. He later worked 15 years at the Grant Public Schools in Grant, Okla., teaching with a master's degree in psychology. Thomas loved the Lord and was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather and brother. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Mr. Lietz is survived by his beloved family, wife of 63 years, Betty Lou Lietz of Denison; daughter, Rebecca Lietz-Garcia of Denison; son, Charles Bradley Lietz of Denison; three grandchildren, Amy Waymire, Kacey Newsom and Ryan Garcia all of Denison; five great-grandchildren, Austin, Linzi, and Cody Waymire and Ashten and Hunter Newsome of Denison; sister, JoAnn McGregor and husband, Leo and their son, Mike of Evansville, Ind.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, James Lietz.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013 at DFW National Cemetery with full military honors. There is no set time for family visitation.
Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home, located at 604 W. Main in Denison.
Published in The Herald Democrat from June 19 to June 20, 2013