|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1931|
Live Oak County
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2003|
Jim Wells County
Anthony W. "Tony" Richter , 72 ,Died Sunday, October 5, 2003 at his home after a long illness.He was preceded in
death by wife , Patricia " Pat"
Tony was born in his grandfather 's ranch in Gussettville,
Texas, on Feb. 23, 1931 to Otto and Etta Richter.When he
was a child his parents moved to Alice where he completed
high school in 1948. In 1952 , he graduated from the Texas
College of Arts and Industries (Texas A&M- Kingsville) with
a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. After college , he joined the United State Army and was Honorably Discharged in 1954.
He married Patricia Farquhar of Marshall,Tx. and started a
family . He held various positions at Tenneco where he worked for 22 years before retiring in 1974 .
Tony was very active in the communities he lived in, he served many civic duties but was most proud of the time
as Fire Chief and Mayor of Southside Place ,Texas, a surburb of Houston,Tx.
Tony Returned to Alice in 1974 and he owned and operated a
feed store on Main St. called the Farmers Exchange .
Survivors include his two sons, Thomas A. (Sheila)Richter of Alice and Rick L.(Kristin)Richter of Orange Grove; two
daughters, Edie (Mrs.Don)Burns of League City,Tx.,DeAnn
Richter Of Austin; seven grandchildren , Kenneth Richter of
Alice , Macy Richter of Alice ,Anthony P. Richter , Rachel
Richter and Skyler Richter of Orange Grove ; one sister ,
Jo Etta ( Mrs. William) McCollum of Alice .
Rosary was recited Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003 at Roberson Funeral Home Chapel in Alice . Mass was Wednesday , Oct. 8,
2003 at St.Elizabeth 's Hungary Catholic Church of Alice.
Military Graveside service were conducted by the United
Veterans Burial Association in the Gussettville Cemetery in
Gussettville Community,Live Oak County, Texas .
Otto Anthony Richter (1902 - 2000)
Elizabeth Etta Gallagher Richter (1902 - 1984)
Patricia Farquhar Richter (1938 - 2001)*
Live Oak County
Created by: cmmc
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36423296
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