Delos Daniels Rich

July 10, 1931December 30, 2012

Delos Daniels “Gus” Rich, 81, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012, in Wichita Falls. Memorial Services will be held at 10 AM on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, in the chapel at Dutton Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Neal, Faith Baptist Church, officiating. Services are under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park.

The Lord came down and took Gus to be with him. He was born on July 10, 1931 to Jack and Laverne (Ralphy) Rich. He married the love of his life, Helen Roberts, on July 12, 1952, in Iowa Park. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and worked in Civil Service as a Mechanic Instructor. Gus was a member of the Iowa Park Volunteer Fire Department and loved Little League Baseball. He is dearly missed.

Surviving relatives include his wife of 60 years, Helen Rich of Iowa Park; two sons, Terry and Eva Rich of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Tim and Elaine Rich of Iowa Park, Texas; one daughter, Teresa Ackerman of Wichita Falls, Texas; three brothers, Jack and Nancy Rich of Falls Church, Virginia; Terry and Fran Rich of Florida, and David and Judy Rich of Coon Rapids, Minnesota; one sister, Myrna Muchler of Houston, Texas; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Delos Daniels Rich

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January 12, 2013

Guss was a great neighbor to Larry & I, a sweet and kind man.
Always willing to help out anyone. I am sure of all his good deeds through out his life that he is being rewarded back now in heaven.
Jennifer Goin (Evansville, IN)

Bo Wilkerson

January 11, 2013

Gus was a very positive role model for me growing up in Iowa Park. I enjoyed his humor and great stories he would tell. He will be missed!

Bo Wilkerson

Jerry Nell Thompson Sipes

January 8, 2013

Helen,I am so sorry to hear of Guss' passing. I lived next door to the Antique store on West Bank and will always remember you two working together. Take care of yourself. Jerry Nell Thompson Sipes

Robin Morris

January 1, 2013

Very sweet man and will be greatly missed.

Jon Smallwood

January 1, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.