Graveside services for Richard A. Streit, 66 of Vernon, who died on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, in Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Paul Neuberger.
Streit was born Thursday, Sept. 22, 1949 in Vernon. He was the son of the late Walter A. Streit and the late Anna Fluhmann Streit. He served in the U.S. Army as an Staff Sgt. in Vietnam where he received the Vietnam Cross for Gallantry. He worked at the Vernon Fire Department as a fireman, and he worked at the Vernon State Hospital in security. He was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church.
He is survived by a brother, Walter A. Streit, Jr. of Vernon; a sister, Ann Hite of Vernon; two nieces and one nephew. He was preceded in death by a sister, Minnie Ray Bowen.
Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. until service time at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com