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Richard Titus

August 16, 1937 — November 22, 2022


Richard Titus

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Richard Titus, 85, of W. Edwards Street, Carlsbad, NM, passed away November 22, 2022 in Lubbock, Texas.  Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Monday, November 28, 2022 at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Dale Gifford officiating.  Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, NM.  Carlsbad Veterans Honor Guard will provide military honors.

Richard was born August 16, 1937 in Paterson, New Jersey to Glenn and Helen (Pinder) Titus.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force.  Richard married Peggy November 16, 1958 in Carlsbad. They lived in New Jersey for seven years before returning to Carlsbad.  Richard went to work in the potash mines, retiring after 31 years of service.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and he was a handyman with a huge heart.  Richard was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: George and Bobby Titus and sister, Faye DeFeo.

Survivors are his wife, Peggy C. Titus; son, Richard “Dale” Titus and wife, Carol; daughter, Patti Titus Ford and husband, Terry; grandchildren: Megan Spencer Alexander and husband, Brandon, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Titus, Ashley Ford Keegan and husband, Nick; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Joel Taylor, JR Stroble, Rick Jackson, Steve Peterson, Jesus Fierro and Jason Lackey.  Honorary pallbearers are Dick Craig, Jerry Lackey and Brandon Alexander.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeview Christian Home, 1905 W. Pierce Street, Carlsbad, NM  88220

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