Richard was born on June 4th, 1945, to Richard Brumback and Rinata Louise Denker in Whitesboro, TX., both who precede him in death. He is also preceded in death by a sister, Diana.
He married Barbara Ann Smith in 1965, and they had four children. They lived in Miami, Okla., for twenty years where he served in the Oklahoma National Guard and later the US Army Reserves. He proudly served 36 years in the Army and Guard, with one tour of duty in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm; he retired in 2003. Richard and Barbara divorced but still remained friends up until his death, enjoying together all their children and grandchildren. Mr. Brumback had made his home in Franklin County, TN for the past three years. He was active in the church of Christ, serving as a deacon for many years in Bartlesville, Okla. He was an avid motorcycle rider and enthusiast, enjoying riding with his family and friends.
He is survived by his son Richard Brumback III and wife Nathalie of Austin, TX; daughter Jeanna Gomes of Durant, OK; son Jason Brumback and wife Sylvia of Winchester, TN.; daughter Rebecca Pittwood and husband James of Addison, IL. He is also survived by his sisters Janice Mathis and husband Robert of Quapaw, OK, and Patricia Duggan and husband Mike of Kyle, TX. He also leaves behind grandchildren Douglas C. Smith, Amanda Gomes, Gregory Rogers, Catherine Brumback, Olivia Rogers, Victoria Rogers, Philip Brumback, Christina Gomes, and Edmund Brumback.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5-8 p.m. at Watson-North Funeral Home.
Mr. Brumback will be transported to Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, Ok where the family will receive friends Wednesday August 1, 2012 from 1-2 p.m.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. with Richard A. Brumback III officiating.
Burial will follow at the Grand Army Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK.
Watson-North Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.