January 9, 1943 - April 29, 2021
Richard Grady Byford, age 78, of Royse City, TX, passed away on April 29, 2021. He was born January 9, 1943, in Alba, TX, to Grady Lee Byford and Lillian Letha (Bell) Byford. Being a proud member of Life Church in Stephenville, TX., Richard was blessed and honored to have a prayer room named after him. He was a dedicated Christian man that fully trusted the Lord. Richard was a hard worker and a great provider for his family. He loved hunting, riding four-wheelers, gardening, and listening to Jimmy Swaggart, Most of all he loved his kids and grandkids with unconditional love. He cared about it all! From the tiniest booboo to major life changes, Poppy was always there. Richard is survived by his daughter: Debe Ray and husband Robert; son: Richard Glen Byford and wife Deelyn; step-daughters: Mindi Saulters and husband Ricky, and Ashley Northcutt and husband Aaron; grandchildren: Doug Ray, Katy Williams and husband Jake, Hanna Ray and finance Ben Caudle, Lex Byford, Channin Riddle and husband Ben, Makenzie Taylor and husband Cameron, Makade, Makarsen, and Makayla Saulters, and Konner, Kale, and Kolby Northcutt; and great-grandchildren: Hunter, Barrett, Owen, Ellie, and Charlie. He was preceded in death by his wife: Linda Kay Byford, sister: Edith Byford; brother: Clarence Byford; and his parents. Funeral services will be held 10:00am Friday, May 7, 2021, at Reflections at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location, with Pastor Scott Fletcher officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. A gathering of family and friends will take place Thursday evening at the funeral home from 3:00 to 8:00pm.
Richard Grady Byford, age 78, of Royse City, TX, passed away on April 29, 2021. He was born January 9, 1943, in Alba, TX, to Grady Lee Byford and Lillian Letha (Bell) Byford. Being a proud member of Life Church in Stephenville, TX., Richard... View Obituary & Service Information
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