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2010-07-29 / Obituaries

Dr. Jim “Doc” Richards

April 13, 1935 - July 18, 2010

Dr. Jim “Doc” Richards was born April 13, 1935 in Baytown, Texas to James Pete and Jenny Marie (Pirtle) Richards.

On May 1, 1957, he and Marie Frost were married.

He lived in Pasadena the past 30+ years and previously Baytown. Doc was a self employed veterinarian with his practice in Baytown and then in Pasadena.

Doc passed away Sunday, July 18, 2010 in Pasadena, reaching the age of 75. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving: his wife of 53 years, Marie of Pasadena. Daughter, Mindy Richards Catching and husband Paul of Tanglewood. Sister, Barbara Ann Harrison of Houston. Four grandchildren, Jacob Frank and wife Candace of College Station, Meredith Catching of College Station, Melissa Catching of Tanglewood and Ashley Land of Nacogdoches. Great grandson, Garrett Frank of College Station. Nephews, Dr. Blake Harrison and wife Denise of Tyler, Scott Harrison and wife Lori of Houston. Niece, Hollie Facundo and husband Roland of Dayton.

Private family service will be held at a later date.

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