Clifford “Tex” Richter, 66, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014.
He was born June 2, 1948, in Garden City, Kan., and moved to this area in 1981 from Kingsville, Ohio.
Tex retired as a carpenter due to his health in 1993. He was a Past President of the Englewood Jaycees, a member of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters and was a leader and member of the Boy Scouts of America. Tex served in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972 during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Lord; brother, Allen of Clarendon, Texas; and many nieces and nephews. Tex was preceded in death by his parents, Erwin and Edna Richter; and his sister, Debbie Richter.
A private service for friends and family will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or 1-800-227-2345 or Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund at www.vvmf.org or 202-393-0090.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte, Fla.