Richard Eugene France passed this life on Feb. 20, 2019, in his home in Corta Madua, California, with his family by his side.

He was born May 26, 1947, in Abilene. He was the son of Clarence and Ada France.

He attended Abilene High School. On Oct. 12, 1974, he married Pauline, and daughter Lisa was born of this union. He is survived by his wife, daughter and sister Sondra Murnahan, brothers and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives.

A Celebration of Life will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019, at First United Methodist Church in Abilene, with the Rev. John Collins officiating. A private family inurnment will take place in Abilene City Cemetery.

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