Richard Lee Genzer
April 9, 1918 – August 26, 2019
Richard Genzer passed away August 26, 2019 in Oklahoma City at the age of 101. He was the oldest son of LF and Frances Genzer. Richard married Mary Bernadeen Lynch in 1939. They had two daughters, Barbara Ann and Sandra Kay. He served in the US Army from 1945 through 1946.
Richard was a buyer and merchandise manager from 1938-1958 for Halliburton and Kerr Department stores in Oklahoma City and Leonard's in Fort Worth from 1958-1962. He and his dad started a drilling company from 1946-1958 with his brother Bill Genzer drilling wells in Oklahoma and Texas.
In 1962 he became a Real Estate Broker and formed Genzer Real Estate. He maintained the business until the age of 88.
He joined the Moose Dance Lodge in Yukon in 1967. As a board member, he scheduled dance bands and entertainment for years.
Preceded in death by his parents; sisters Babe and Alice; brothers Bill and Kenneth; and grandson Richard Allen Devitt. He is survived by his brother Edward Genzer (wife Sandra); daughters Barbara (husband Ivan of Grove, OK) and Sandra Demito; three grandchildren, Ivan Devitt, Sherry Hilton, and Deanna Turner; four great-grandchildren Kourtney, Kaitlyn, Haley, Hunter; and 2 great great-grandchildren Aidyn and Caroline. He also is survived by his companion and dance partner of 20 years Lisa Durham, along with many other family and friends.
- Haley Ostrander, Gift Bearer
- Hunter Hilton, Gift Bearer
- Kourtney Eckart, Gift Bearer
- Kaitlyn Turner, Gift Bearer
- Barbara Devitt
- Sandra Demito
- Ivan Devitt Jr., Active
- Berry Hilton, Active
- Hunter Hilton, Active
- Tommy Turner, Active
- Kyle Ostrander, Active
- Pat Mandeville, Active
- Ivan Devitt II, Active
- Phil Huggard, Honorary Pallbearer
- Eddie Genzer, Honorary Pallbearer
- Charles Huggard, Honorary Pallbearer
- Visitation Wednesday, August 28, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, August 29, 2019
Richard Lee Genzer
August 27, 2019
Our love and prayers go out to the beautiful family of Richard! I know they will all miss him very much as he was such a big part of all their lives! God be with you all! With our love, Aunt Shirley and family! 🙏❤️🌹