Richard Bennett McRae
December 9, 1955 – January 8, 2019
Richard Bennett McRae, 63, of Fort Worth, Texas passed away on January 8, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:30a.m. at Springdale Baptist Church, located at 3016 Selma Dr., Fort Worth, Texas. Richard was born in Leesville, Louisiana to parents, Glen and Lena McRae. Richard loved college football, and often enjoyed watching his favorite team, the LSU Tigers. He was a restaurant manager for 17 years, and he took joy in helping others around him. Richard had a special place in his heart for helping children and often donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He was a loving husband, caring father and grandfather, and will be dearly missed. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Casey McRae; brother, Danny McRae and his father, Glen McRae. He is survived by his wife of almost 35 years, Casceil McRae; daughter, Randi Torres, and husband, Ryun; mother, Lena Bennett Wheelock; grandchildren, Emory, Avery, Jace, and Evelyn; numerous, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends.
- Casey McRae, Daughter
- Danny McRae, Brother
- Glen McRae, Father
- Casceil McRae, Wife
- Randi & husband, Ryun Torres, Daughter
- Lena Bennett Wheelock, Mother
- Memorial Service Saturday, January 12, 2019
Richard Bennett McRae
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January 16, 2019
Our 35th wedding anniversary will be in February 2019. I love him with all my heart, but Rick always loved me more. I was so blessed to have this man as my husband. He taught me how to love, to really love, another person.
Not long ago we finalized the adoption of our 7 year old granddaughter, whose mother passed away in 2015. Rick was the only "dad" our granddaughter ever knew. So continue to pray for her and our family. We lost a husband, a father, a grandfather, and a man who loved God with all his heart.
Rick, with your passing a huge void is left, but we know Jesus was there to embrace you and welcome you into the home He has prepared for all of us. No more tears, you will never be tired and weary again. I so look forward to being reunited with you again one day.
Love you always, your wife forever, Casceil.