Cover photo for Dr. Richard Lee Diefenbaugh's Obituary
Dr. Richard Lee Diefenbaugh Profile Photo
1934 Dr. Richard 2019

Dr. Richard Lee Diefenbaugh

August 12, 1934 — April 10, 2019

Dr. Richard Lee Diefenbaugh, 84, of Crandall, TX passed away on April 10, 2019 in Kaufman, TX. Richard was born on August 12, 1934 to Edward and Virginia Diefenbaugh. He lived in Dallas for 30 years before moving to Crandall in 2001. Richard married Delouise Diefenbaugh on July 7, 1992 in Dallas, TX. In his earlier years, he was in the United States Air Force and the United States Marines Reserve. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston and went on to achieve his PhD to practice as an Optometrist. He worked as an optometrist for over 40 years in Dallas, 38 of which he owned his own practice. He loved to build things, work with tools and to shop. He was a generous person with immeasurable wit.  He was a beloved husband, brother and uncle.  Richard’s parents and sister Lynda Dodson preceded him in death.  Those left to cherish his memory are his wife; Delouise Diefenbaugh, nieces: Leesa Morrison, Heidi Combs and Greta Harrison; nephew Dirk Dodson; and many extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.  


To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Dr. Richard Lee Diefenbaugh, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dr. Richard Lee Diefenbaugh, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, April 14, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm

Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home

2217 S Washington St, Kaufman, TX 75142

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Monday, April 15, 2019

2:00 - 2:30pm

Roselawn Memorial Gardens

1000 US-175, Jacksonville, TX 75766

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree