Beloved husband, cherished father, devoted grandfather and friend of many, Richard Daniel Widon, age 56, passed away in Marshall, Texas on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Richard was born in Canada to Richard Henry and Janice Lynn (Pringle) Widon during their time in the military. He is preceded in death by his father, Richard Henry Widon; his grandparents, Armand and Myrtle Pringle and his step-father, Larry Nixon. Richard is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 37 years, Norma Jean (Spencer) Widon; his children, Jeremy Todd Widon and his wife, Joy, Shane Michael Widon and his wife, Shannon and Callie Anah (Widon) Finklea and her husband, Matthew; his grandchildren, whom he adored, Blake Widon, Tyson Widon, Kinley Fitzgerald, Kylie Widon, Zoe Widon, Ebha Widon and Jasper Widon; his mother, Janice Nixon, his siblings, Christine Moody and her husband, Lynn, Kim Silver and April Widon. Richard is also survived by numerous other family members, co-workers, friends and church family who knew and loved him. Richard’s life was well lived and he had a passion for the Lord, his family, working out and bringing people to know the Lord. He was truly dedicated to whatever his mind was set on and his willpower to complete that mindset could not be deterred. He loved serving through song at Cypress Valley Bible Church, where he had actively attended for over 22 years. He enjoyed spending time outdoors with his horses, hunting, fishing, and he loved to water ski. Richard was a lab technician at Prysmian Group, formerly General Cable, and took great pride in his job. He loved his work family, his church family and his friends but his true passion in life was serving the Lord, his family and the time he spent with them. He will be deeply missed by all who were blessed by his life and love. Funeral Service will be held at Cypress Valley Bible Church on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 2:00pm with Bob Bryant and Russ Perry officiating. Pallbearers will be David Sellers, Michael Wright, Michael Lauxman, Van DuBose, Kevin Mackey and Lakshman Raut. Honorary pallbearer will be Greg Gani. Interment will follow at Algoma North Cemetery in Marshall, Texas. Online condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com
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