Obit: Richard Larry Leshikar
- Richard Larry Leshikar, 71, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, in Arlington.
Memorial service: Will follow a 10 a.m. rosary Friday, March 5, at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 2021 New York Ave., Arlington.
Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made to St. Matthew Catholic Church.
Richard was born Jan. 29, 1939, in Taylor to Frank and Sophie Mikeska Leshikar. He served for four years in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Germany. Richard moved to Arlington and was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church. He worked for General Motors and retired after 31 years of service. Richard then worked for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club for seven years. He was an avid Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys fan. He enjoyed playing dominoes and loved spending time with his family.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: Wife of 36 years, Margaret Leshikar; stepson, Ken Arnold of Oklahoma; son-in-law, Russell Coe and Sharon Sherman of Arlington; brother, Larry Leshikar and wife, Twila, of Waco; niece, Amanda Leshikar of Waco; grandchildren, Montana and husband, John, of College Station, Taylor, Tarrant and Victoria Coe of Arlington, Jeremy and wife, Heather, of Arlington and Brandon and wife, Sarah, of Arlington; and great-grandchildren, L.J. and Wynona of College Station.