1952 - 2017
Rick Medford, 64, formerly of Iowa Park, passed away Saturday, March 4, in Bowie.
A memorial service was held Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of Bowie, under the direction of White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
Rick was born Nov. 19,1952, in Haskell, to Duayne and Barbara (Holt) Medford.
He graduated from Stamford High School in 1972. He attended Southwest Texas State College in San Marcos and in 1975 he entered the Game Warden Academy at Texas A&M University. He married Ann Oliver Ray on April 8,1994, in Palo Pinto County. He retired as a game warden captain in 2008 with 33 years of service. He was an integral part of the Silver Lakes Community and enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening, and spendi
ng time in the mountains.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Medford of Sunset; children, Eric Medford of Kamay, Julie Averitt of Randlett, OK., Lezli Guinn of Graham, and Jordan Ray of Plano; brother, Steven Medford of Abilene; and 10 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bowie in Rick’s memory.