Obituaries 9-3-19

Tim Hilton Rich

Tim Hilton Rich, 78, of Celina passed away Aug. 21 at his residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 24 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Craig Ogletree and Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Tyler Kerr, Tanner Rich, Briley Rich, Sawyer Kerr, Dusty Birdwell and Gary Brown. Honorary pallbearers were: James Eads, William Stong, Alan West, James Story, Marty Smith, Jeff Smith, David Smith, Luther Boons and Ronnie Wheeler.

He was born May 2, 1941 in Moss. He was a kind, hardworking man who enjoyed life and cherished his family. He loved his collection of tractors and was a faithful member of the Beech Bethany Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by parents, Sid and Kate (Stockton) Rich; wife, Linda Rich; brother, Clifton Rich; and sister, Louise Brown.

Surviving relatives include: son, Johnny and Denisa Rich; daughters, Robin and Thomas Kerr and Melissa and Stevie Roach; grandchildren, Tyler and Brittany Kerr, Katie and Ashley Kerr, Sawyer Kerr, Sydney and Dusty Birdwell, Carly Roach, Tanner and Kristen Rich and Briley Rich; great-grandchildren, Tate, Madison, Malayea, Willow, Wrenley, Caden and Lena; as well as other family, friends and neighbors.

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