Richard Paul Jetton, Age 73, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2018. Richard was born in Corpus Christi, Texas with his twin brother Robert on August 30, 1944 to Sylvia G. Jetton (Garcia) and Robert Jetton. Richard grew up in Corpus Christi Texas. He graduated from Carroll high school in 1963. On October 13, 1963 Richard married Marion (Bean). They remained married for 55 years. Richard and Marion had three sons Rick, John and Scott. Richard worked for the American Bottling Company for over 40 years. He was a devout catholic and a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Richard loved his family and loved hunting and fishing with his brother, boys and many friends.
Richard is preceded in death by his mother Sylvia, stepfather Ira McVey, father Robert Jetton, grandmother Mary Garcia, sister Laura Sanders, sister in law Cecilia Jetton, and lifelong friend Gabe Hernandez. He is survived by his wife Marion, brother Robert Jetton, brother Freddy Jetton, sister Vickie Jetton, his sons Rick (Jennifer), John (Beverly) and Scott (Gretchen), nieces Vicki Jetton and Kim Cooper, nephews Bobby Jetton (Missy) and Paul McCollum (Stacy). Richard is also survived by his grandchildren, Blake Jetton, Bailee Jetton, Brett Jetton, Taylor Jetton, Caroline Jetton and Claire Jetton his great niece Stephanie Jetton Brezina, and his great niece Braxley Brezina, great nephew Will Jetton, sister in law Linda Gentile, brother in law Michael Bean, and lifelong friends Jolly Hernandez, Anthony Hernandez and family. Visitation will be at 5:00 pm Friday August 3, 2018 followed by a Rosary at 7:00 PM at Limbaugh Funeral Home in Portland, Texas. A funeral mass will begin at 11:00 AM at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Saturday August 4, 2018. Burial to follow at Palms Memorial Gardens in Portland, Texas.
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