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Richard T. McIlrath

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Richard T. McIlrath, 67, passed away Tuesday, May 7, at his home in Iowa Park.

A Celebration of Life was held Sunday, in the chapel of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett. His ashes will be buried in Neosho, MO., with his parents and brother at a later date.

Rick worked for 35 years as a mechanic at Cryovac in Iowa Park. He was an airplane enthusiast and flew out of Wichita Valley Airport. He enjoyed flying for lunches to meet his friends in towns across Texas and pot lucks, pumpkin drops, Christmas parties and events held by his friends at airports around Texas.

Rick was preceded in death by his father, Robert H. McIlrath; his mother, Marie W. McIlrath; and his twin brother, Lanny McIlrath.

Survivors include his sons, Ken Hartfelder of Grove, OK., and Bobby Hartfelder of Broken Arrow, OK.; a sister, Judy Hartfelder of Muskogee, OK.; and a brother, Jim McIlrath of Burkburnett.

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