Richard Dodson Mote | 1950-2019

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Richard Dodson Mote

Richard Dodson Mote, 68, of Aurora, a drilling engineer, left this life Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Aurora.

Memorial is 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Decatur.

Richard was born Oct. 24, 1950, to Hiram and Doris (Dodson) Mote in Decatur. He was united in marriage to Carole Bordeaux June 27, 2009, in Matagorda Bay. Richard was a drilling engineer for ROCA Production. He was a member of the Wildcatters Club and the Petroleum Club. Richard proudly served his country in the United States Army. He served during Vietnam and Desert Storm.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Carole Mote of Aurora; sons Jeffery Mote and wife, Leonna, of Chicago and Will Bordeaux of Irving; daughters Jennifer Ross of Fort Worth, Hillary Robbins and husband, Kyle, of Fort Worth and Kiley Mote of Prosper; eight grandchildren, Avery, Tyson, Leighton, Jeffery Jr., Easton, Violet, Eli and Ella; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Hawkins Funeral Home Decatur
Decatur, Texas, 940-627-5959

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