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Richard Thomas Lower

November 25, 1941 - June 28, 2020
Saturday, July 4, 2020

Richard Thomas Lower of Granbury, Texas, passed away Sunday June 28, 2020. He is now in the loving arms of God and his Beloved wife Nancy Harral Lower.

He was born November 25, 1941 in St. Louis, Missouri to parents Jack William Lower, Sr. and Gladys May S charing-ho us en. Richard was a member of the United States Navy, a Vietnam War Veteran and a member of the VFW. (Rick) was a loving husband, step-father, (Papa), brother, uncle and dear friend. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him well and loved him most.

For nearly 30 years Rick was dedicated to his wife, Nancy, who predeceased him in 2015. After they retired from their business in California in 1995 they moved to Texas. They were quickly swept up in a very special community of friends enjoying all types of fun, from bowling, cards and golf to enter-taining, boating and travel. He spent his remaining years, loving his family and friends of Granbury and the Laguna Tres community.

He is survived by his sister Linda Lower Smitlx uQ her husband Jerry, his sister in-law Carol Lower, his step-children Scott Barrai & his wife Manuela, Ken Harral, Mike Harral & his wife Robin and Lori Harral-Stenson & her husband Gary. Grandchildren; William, Ryan, Nicholas, Christopher, Maria, Savannah, Seth, Sierra & Shane, numerous nieces, nephews and a multitude of dear friends. Rick was also preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Jack and Michael Lower, whom he loved.

Due to the unusual circumstance of our time, there will not be a formal service. His daughter will be gathering photos to prepare a DVD for memorandum. Additional details will follow. To offer your favorite photo or to request a copy of his DVD tribute, please feel free to contact: Dr. Lori A. Harral-Stenson at

In lieu of flowers, we would be honored if donations were made to the Granbury VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)

Specifically: Riley Stephans Memorial VFW POST 783 5

Questions: Contact John 817-964-7747



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