October 25, 1937 - February 22, 2018
Richard D. Bigham, born October 25, 1937 to Othel & Marjorie Bigham, passed away February 22, 2018 in Garland at the age of 80 years. Richard was a Navy Veteran, serving our country from 1957-1960. In 1960, he Married Joan Miller in his hometown of Brownsville, Texas. Richard worked as a Power Lineman for Central Power & Light before graduating from the Department of Public Safety Academy in Austin, Texas in 1965. Throughout his D.P.S. career he served as a Driver’s License Trooper, Polygraph Examiner & Criminal Law Enforcement Investigator. He retired in 1993, dedicating 28 years to his law enforcement career. After retirement he stayed active in various pursuits; Tacito Advertising Agency; owner/operator of North Star Vending; Home Depot. Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife of 57 years, Joan; son, Richard Jr. & wife Kelly; son, David & wife Terri; daughter, Carrie & husband Brent; sisters, Barbara Seger & Sandra Bigham; grandchildren, Allen & Drew Bigham, Jake & Justin Perez, Kinsey & Ty Bigham, Logan, Tristan & Tanner Varvil.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 2:00 pm
at First Presbyterian Church, 930 W. Ave. B, Garland, Texas 75040.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in honor of Richard D. Bigham to
V.N.A Meals on Wheels
or mail your donation to:
V.N.A. Meals on Wheels
1600 Viceroy Drive, Suite #400
Dallas, Texas 75235
Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238
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