Richard Eugene Starrett

September 3, 1928December 22, 2017

Richard E. Starrett, 89, of Beach City, Texas, passed away December 22, 2017. He was born in Stoutsville, Missouri on September 3, 1928 to John Starrett and Vivian Dooley. He was married to Margaret Starrett for 48 years. Richard was a member of the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in April of 1952, earning his Korean Service Medal and Combat Medical Badge. Richard worked for 17 years for the U.S. Postal Service where he was recognized for his positive attitude, quality costumer assistance, and commitment to safety. He had a passion for volunteering during mass at church, fishing, gardening, and reading.

Richard is survived by his wife Margaret Starrett; daughter, Debra Bowerman; son-in-law, Robby Bowerman; and grandchildren, Braedan, Luke, and Dylan Bowerman.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm in the Chapel of Grand View Funeral Home, 8501 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, Texas 77505. With a Rosary recited at 6:00pm. The Funeral Mass will be Celebrated on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00am at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3515 Trinity Drive, Mont Belvieu, Texas 77580. Rite of Interment will follow at 2:00pm at Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donating to Holy Trinity Catholic Church Building Fund or to a charity of your choice in memory of Richard.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018

  • Rosary

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018


Richard Eugene Starrett

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Richard Wolf

January 1, 2018

Vale Uncle Richard. I remember the days when you and Aunt Margaret were dating in Seattle when you worked at Boeing. Rest in Peace, and may strength from all your love for my aunt carry her through the rest of her days.

Saundra Armbruster

December 31, 2017

You will be missed Uncle Richard. -until we meet again, love Saundra

December 28, 2017

The world is a better place because of this wise and gentle man being amongst us doing God's work on earth and now receiving his reward in Heaven. God be with Margaret, Debra, Robbie and The Grandsons, Bradan, Luke and Dillon. From your Pasadena Friends, The Gaddis Family