Richard W. Folsom


A memorial service for Richard Weldon Folsom, 90, of Gresham and who formerly worked for the Lindale Water Department and the Lindale ISD, is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at the Harvest Time Church on Old Jacksonville Highway with services under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home in Van.

Mr. Folsom passed away on Dec. 28, 2017. He was born on June 1, 1927, in Center, Texas to Richard Henry Folsom and Savelia L. Brewer Folsom Martin.

He was a U.S. Army Air Corps and Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Ellis and sisters Sally, Johnnie Shelby and Fannie Ruth as well as brothers Daniel and Kenneth.

Survivors include sister Lois Marcelle Chambless; children Kathy Osborne, Connie Mercer, Emmit and Billy as well as other relatives.

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