Richard P. Ibarra
March 27, 1952 – October 21, 2018
Richard Peña Ibarra, age 66, went to be with our Lord in eternal rest October 21, 2018 in Boerne, Texas. He was born March 27, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas. He will be reunited with his beloved Mother Mary Lou Ibarra, grandfathers, grandmothers, and other family members. Richard was a hardworking, honest, loving, and devoted father and grandfather. He was generous, compassionate, good Christian, and an inspiration to many. He was proud to have served in the United States Marine Corps and he was a retired San Antonio Fire Department Fireman, achieving the rank of District Fire Chief. Dad, we will miss you so much, you will always be in our hearts and minds.
He is survived by his children, Richard P. Ibarra and wife Priscilla, and Jennifer Ibarra Lauterbach; parent, Tony and wife, Leticia Ibarra; grandchildren, Miguel Flores, Alyssa Garcia, Riley Lauterbach, Jensen Lauterbach, Ricky Ibarra, Lorelai Lauterbach, Brooke and Emma Ibarra; brother Tony Ibarra Jr. and wife Bertha; former wives, Holly Ibarra and Kathy Jones.
Funeral Mass will be at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 5919 Ingram Road on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Burial at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 1 P.M.
- Jennifer Ibarra Lauterbach, Daughter
- Richard P. Ibarra Jr. and wife Priscilla, Son
- Tony and Leticia Ibarra, Parents
- Miguel Flores and Alyssa Garcia, Grandchildren
- Riley Lauterbach and Jensen Lauterbach, Grandchildren
- Ricky Ibarra and Lorelai Lauterbach, Grandchildren
- Brooke Ibarra and Emma Ibarra, Grandchildren
- Tony Ibarra Jr. and wife Bertha, Brother
- Holly Ibarra and Kathy Jones, Mothers of Richard's children
- Funeral Service Monday, November 12, 2018
- Funeral Mass Monday, November 12, 2018
- Committal Service Monday, November 12, 2018
Richard P. Ibarra
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November 15, 2018
I worked with Rick at Freeman. He was always cooler than cool. Rest In Peace Rick.
November 12, 2018
Here to share a memory and send a farewell to Richard "Pogo" Ibarra. Pogo has been a friend since elementary school at Holy Rosary, participation at Holy Family Catholic Church and Holy Cross, Class of 1970. We have gotten together at some of our class functions but not as many, as one would wish we should have planned, after we lose one of our own. Through the memories posted it is evident, Pogo was a man of faith. As Christians we believe in Eternal Life in Heaven, that is where Pogo is resting in peace with his Mom and our classmates who preceded him. Pogo, Vaya con Dios, rest in peace until we meet again.
Gene & Loyce Hoyt
November 6, 2018
We've known Richard for decades and have shared many great times. Our heartfelt love and condolences to the family. He was very dear to us and we cherish the memories over the years
together from travel, events, and Happy Hours. He always had a smile and was interested in everyone's stories. Here's to you Richard with love. Gene & Loyce
November 5, 2018
Life never prepares you for this, and it is always too soon. What do you do when the person who raised you and taught you most of what you know, was a place to go for advice and help, a place to go for encouragement, strength, your rock, is no longer there? I suppose that is why he taught me everything he did, and raised me the way he did. So I can be those things, but I will never fill those shoes.
You try to find the silver lining when life deals the unexpected, the pain and the sorrow. I wish my son’s, daughters, and his other grandchildren could have seen him in his prime. I am glad they were able to spend lots of time with him and got to know him. I will always miss him, I will always wish he was there to give me advice and guide me, but I know he will always be with me and I will always be with him. I love you Dad, and I am so happy and proud you were my father, my inspiration and motivation to succeed, and most important you showed me how to be a good man and father.
October 28, 2018
I’ve know Richard for a long time and have many wonderful memories. Richard, you will always have a special place in my heart. Wishing for healing prayers to your family and friends.
October 26, 2018
Richard was a best friend for many years. His kindness, humor and thoughtfulness always encouraged me. The times we shared will always be treasured and bring a smile to my face. In conversations we shared I know how much his family meant to him and our thoughts are with the Ibarra family.
October 24, 2018
Richard it was an honor working with you at Fire Station #36, you were a great officer, but most important a great friend.
We had a hell of a crew, You, Eddie, Jessie, Herlin and me.
A lot of good memories.
Rest in peace my friend .
Robert Martinez Jr.
Jenie Ibarra Lauterbach
October 24, 2018
I love you daddy.