Richard F. Puckett, 81, of Pittsburg, died Friday, May 3, 2013 in Denton.
Funeral is 1 p.m. Monday, May 6 in the chapel at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Burial will follow in Jim Ned Cemetery. Brother Vern Choate will officiate. Pallbearers are Matthew Puckett, Brian Puckett, Kyle Parson, Jerry Saylor, Jr., Robert Chapman, and Keith Jones. Visitation is from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at the funeral home.
Richard was born March 17, 1932, in Jasper, Alabama. He married Myrtle Marie Maddux on June 2, 1956 in Decatur. He was a loader operator for Southwest Stone in Chico for 40 years. He was a member of The Shepherd House in Chico.
Richard is survived by his sons, David Puckett of Alvarado, Dewayne Puckett of Chico, and Douglas Puckett of Pittsburg; daughter Donna Puckett of Chico; one brother; two sisters; 19 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, and sons Darrell and Danny Puckett.