Richard Glenn “Dick” Womack, of Normandy, passed away on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013 at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 83.
Born in Old Town, KY, Mr. Womack was the son of the late Walter Glenn and Esta Mae Curtis Womack. He is preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Frances Womack.
He received his Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Kentucky and then went on to serve in the Air Force during the Korean War, predominately stationed in the Hawaiian Islands. There he traveled throughout the South Pacific as a weatherman. He began work as a mechanical engineer and came to A.E.D.C. in 1957 and worked there until his retirement. Mr. Womack loved going to church and teaching Sunday School and he and his wife were always active church members. Most recently, he attended Restoration Baptist Church, formerly Lincoln Heights Baptist Church, and loved working with the people in the church and the neighborhood that they served. He liked to travel and was a photographer. He enjoyed showing off his pictures and telling about his travels. His special hobby was boating. He not only enjoyed water skiing and sailing, but he and his son built a boat and he continued to work on his boat building skills.
Mr. Womack is survived by two daughters, Teresa Womack Painter and husband Marvin of Greenville, SC and Kathy Womack Shaw and husband Tracy of Nashville; one son, Michael Glenn Womack and wife Debbie McGaha Womack of Effingham, IL; grandchildren, Erin Hiller and her husband Keith of Easley, SC, Matthew Painter (Sooheng Lee) of Brooklyn, NY, Amy Shaw of Nashville, David Shaw of Nashville, Sarah Womack of Effingham, IL, Andrew Womack of Effingham, IL; great-grandchildren, Reagan and Luke Hiller; sister and brother-in law, Joan and George Easterling. Mr. Womack is also survived by special family members, the Zhengtao Deng family (Deng, Qing, Lily and Emily).
Visitation for Mr. Womack will be held on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 from 5:00-8:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 at 11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Powers officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Restoration Baptist Church with emphasis on youth programs.
Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.