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Ted Dickey West Funeral Home

7990 Geo Bush Turnpike, Dallas, TX

OBITUARY

Richard Allen Hiter

January 14, 1942July 2, 2019
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Richard Allen "Dick" Hiter, age 77 of Plano, Texas passed away on Tuesday morning, July 2, 2019.

Dick was born on January 14, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, a son of Cleon Daniel and Bernice (Ingram) Hiter.

He married Martha Ayers on December 9, 1967 at the Sewart Air Force Base in Smyrna, Tennessee.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years: Marty Hiter of Plano, Texas.

Two daughters: Katherine Hiter Neill (husband Ken) of Frisco, Texas, and Kimberly Paige Hiter of Dallas, Texas.

Two grandchildren: Jacob Hiter Neill and Madison Nicole Neill, both of Frisco, Texas.

He is also survived by three sisters: Joan Hiter (husband Jerry) Koch of Merrill, Wisconsin, Jean Hiter (husband Dale) Smith of Austin, Texas, and Maureen Shaw (husband Dave) Walker of Austin, Texas.

One brother: Robert Richard (wife Judy) Shaw of Plano, Texas.

Dick is also survived by many loved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother: Robert Dennis Hiter. Robert's wife Suzy Hiter lives in Merrill, Wisconsin.

Dick graduated from high school in Merrill, Wisconsin.

He then graduated from University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1965.

He served our country in the United States Air Force as a captain.

Dick enjoyed golf, reading, but most importantly spending time with his family and grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Ted Dickey West Funeral Home, located at 7990 George Bush Turnpike, Dallas, Texas 75252.

The funeral service for Dick will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:30 AM also at Ted Dickey West Funeral Home.

Following the funeral service, a reception will be held at Ted Dickey West.

A burial service with full Air Force military honors will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Texas 75211.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations be made Dallas Area Parkinson's Society (DAPS).

Ted Dickey West Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas has charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Dolores & Dick Dodge

July 9, 2019

Marty,
Our family was so deeply saddened at the sudden loss of an old and dear friend. "Dodge", Jacque, Karen and I will miss "Hiter" with his warm smile, caring nature and dedication to country. We are so grateful to have known "Hiter" for so many years. He will be missed!
Thinking of you and your family and all of those wonderful times with memories from Tennessee to Texas.
With love and a sad heart,
Dolores & "Dodge"

Gene and Alice Smit

July 9, 2019

So sad to learn of Dick's passing. What a great person, always a twinkle in his eyes and a wonderful smile. Such memories!! So enjoyed looking thru the posted photos of Dick's life. We know he loved life and had a deep devotion to his family. We know you all will misss him each day. Sending thoughts and prayers.

Bruce Sautter

July 8, 2019

We will miss him. I remember the humorous times with Dick during our time at Sewart AFB, especially his purple dye from his bachelor party. Good friend!

Pedie Tebbs

July 6, 2019

Marty,
So sorry to hear of Dick’s passing.
Pedie and Traci

Weldon & Emily Laurence

July 5, 2019

Will always remember Steamboat with the families!! I always see why Kathy is the way she is...because of a wonderful mom and dad! We will continue to pray and remember Dick and his family during this time and the next months ahead. We love you all...

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