Richmond Hales

Richmond Hales

November 1, 1926 - September 2, 2019
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Obituary

Richmond Hales, 92, of Canyon, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019.  Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the University Church of Christ with David Lough and Bob Shepard officiating.  Burial will follow in Dreamland Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Brooks Chapel. Richmond was born on November 1, 1926 in Randall County to Henry Buford (H.B.) and Maie Bell Pewitt Hales.  He married Mary Jo Tomlinson on August 18, 1950, and they just celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary.  He was an auctioneer for many years and was in the dairy business, serving as president of the Texas Holstein Association.  In 1962, he started the registered angus cow and calf operation known as Hales Angus Farms.  He was an Auctioneer First Cattleman and Master Cattle Breeder.  He served on the Board of Directors for the Tri State Fair for many years and served as director of Texas Angus Association and Farmers Elevator.  He was President of Local Greater West Texas Angus Association.  Richmond was a lifetime resident of Randall County and was deacon at the University Church of Christ for over twenty years. Richmond is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, R.P. Hales, H.B. Hales, Joe Hales, Lewis Hales, and Jones Hales, four sisters, Edith Maie Hales, Elizabeth Gordon, Jane Daniels, and Martha Howard, and a granddaughter, Kandace Weatherly. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Hales, of Canyon; son, Rick Hales and wife, Stephanie of Canyon; daughter, Rhonda Weatherly and husband, Steve of Amarillo; son, Rodney Hales and wife, Swany of Nazareth; five grandchildren, Kristin Paxton and husband, Chris of Lubbock, Chance Hales of Ft. Worth, Reece Hales and wife, Kaeli Jo of Vega, Cade Hales of Canyon, and Katrina Lopez and husband, Isaac of San Antonio; four great grandchildren, Regan and Kamryn Hales and Jaydan and Aria Lopez; and one sister, Ruby Herndon of Surprise, AZ. The family suggests memorials be to High Plains Children’s Home, PO Box 7448, Amarillo, Texas 79114.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    September 6, 2019 | 7:00pm - 5:30pm
    When
    September 6, 2019 7:00pm - 5:30pm
    Location
    Brooks Chapel
    Address
    1702 5th Avenue
    Canyon, TX 79015
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  • Service

    September 7, 2019 | 7:00pm
    When
    September 7, 2019 7:00pm
    Location
    University Church of Christ
    Address
    3400 Conner Dr.
    Canyon, TX 79015
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Posted at 12:00am
A Spathiphyllum was sent on September 6, 2019 My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. A life well lived is a special reward in itself. May the Lord wrap you in his arms and provide your family peace during this time.

Tammy
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A Sentimental Thoughts was ordered on September 6, 2019
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Danny W Allen

Posted at 12:00am
Mary Jo, We are glad that we met and enjoyed Richmond for the last twelve years.After reading his obituary,it seems like he had not shared all his enjoyments over the years.What he did share,we found very exciting.You were a very blessed woman in his life. Please know you are loved and appreciated by many,May God bless you with an abundance of wonderful memories. Love,Danny and Linda Allen
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Anne Fields

Posted at 12:00am
Mary Jo I am so sorry for your loss. I remember going to Richmond's parents house with my grandparents (J. Carl and Maggie Hales) when I was little. They were such nice people.  I pray for peace for you and your family.   Sincerely, Anne Olson Fields
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Tami Cox

Posted at 12:00am
Rick and Stephanie,  I just wanted to share my condolences with you and your family.  I am truly sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Tami Cox
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