Richard was born on March 1,1945 in Lubbock to Milton and LaFern Elliott but then graduated from Shallowater High School. He married the love of his life, Sue, on October 8, 1963. He was a cotton farmer in Shallowater all of his life.
He was preceded in death by his wife and parents.
Richard is survived by his son Billy; brother, Paul; grandchildren RJ, Nikita and John Mehner, Lindsey and Andrew Mild; great grandchildren Conner Ackerley, Fletcher, Quin and Holden; sister-in-law Pam Banister; nephew Jay; nieces Tammy, Ana, Paula and Stephanie; several great nieces and nephews and many other loved ones.
Services for Richard will be on March 21 at one PM at the First Baptist Church of Shallowater with Terry Rasco officiating.
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