Richard J. “Dick” McFetridge, 75, of Mauriceville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, in Beaumont. Memorial services will be at 3:00 PM, Sunday, Aug. 28, at The Cowboy Church, with the Rev. Dale Lee officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Dick was born DeQuincy, La., March 21, 1941 to Vena Johnson McFetridge and Richard Franklin McFetridge. He served in the United States Army and National Guard. Dick was a life-time member of the VFW Post 2775 and the American Legion Post 0049. He retired after 35 years of service with Dupont as a Maintenance Supervisor and was a faithful member of The Cowboy Church. He loved to hunt and golf as well as watch his favorite Dallas Cowboys and Longhorns play. He loved sports.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years Jean McFetridge; daughter Donna Gayle Alpers and her husband John of Batson; step-daughter Linda Carlton and step-son David Smith and his wife CeCe, all of Mauriceville; four grandsons, Brandon Lamberth and Jamie, Shelby Lamberth and Ashley and Logan Lamberth, all  of Batson and Jeremiah Smith of Mauriceville; one granddaughter, Maya Smith of Beaumont; four great grandchildren, Abbey, Bailey, Naomi and Connor Lamberth, as well as another great grandchild that will be arriving soon.