through the 1950’s at all the events of dancing, baseball and rodeo. They had a son, Richard Glenn Boswell on June 16, 1961. In 1969 they moved to the country home and land he purchased just outside of town. He owned and operated his own barber shop until 1976, after which he managed the Giddings City Park and later operated his own oil field construction company until 1985. During his lifetime in Giddings he was a charter member of the Rotary Club and Lee County Sheriff’s Posse. In the mid 70’s he was president of the local chapter of Little League Baseball and was instrumental in initiating their charter and affiliation with the national association. He passed away the evening of Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Richard was preceded in death by his parents Thomas Boswell and Elsie Gay Boswell; brothers, Gay, Gary, Barney, Barkley, George and sisters, Estelle Peebles and Shirley Copeland. He is survived by his wife, Doris of 67 years; son, Rick and wife, Christine Boswell of Lakeway, Texas and grandchildren, Richard Edward Boswell and Christina Ingrid Boswell of Lakeway, Texas. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, including those serving as pallbearers: sons of his brother Gary, Glenn Boswell and Cecil Boswell, sons of his brother George, George Boswell and John Boswell, and son of his sister Estelle, John Peebles. To all the people Dick encountered in his almost 92 years and especially the people of Giddings and Lee County, he felt, as the saying goes, “The Lord may not have intended for us to be rich, and the Lord may not have intended for us to be famous, but I’m sure glad he intended for us to be friends”. 26p1.jpg

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