|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1924|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2007|
Fred "Pa" Dillard, 82, of Amarillo died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will follow in St. Francis Cemetery.
Mr. Dillard was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Oden, Ark., to Lon and Mamie Lee Crittenden Dillard. He married Virginia Detten on April 11, 1950, in Amarillo. Mr. Dillard was an avid sports fanatic who played semi-pro baseball for the Amarillo Gold Sox. He was a diligent provider for his family and a dedicated family man. He served his country in World War II in the Navy Air Corps.
He was preceded in death by a son, David on July 4, 1964.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Dillard; two sons, Lonnie Dillard and wife Renee and Arlen Dillard; two daughters, Vickie Hammack and husband Rick and Debbie Dillard; seven grandchildren, Brent Hammack, Brandon Hammack, Brian Dillard, Amber Perez, Torri Dillard, Hayden Dillard and Ashley Dillard; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home.
The family requests memorials be made to the Veterans Auxiliary.
Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 26, 2007
Lonzo Zack Dillard (1878 - 1951)
Mamie Lee Crittenden Dillard (1888 - 1930)
David Joseph Dillard (1957 - 1964)*
Wilton Albert Dillard (1907 - 1994)*
Lola Eva Dillard Evans (1908 - 1999)*
Flora Mae Dillard Holliday (1910 - 1997)*
Dimple Dillard Berkley (1915 - 1936)*
Lonzo L. Dillard (1915 - 1918)*
Lois Dillard Goodner (1923 - 1976)*
Fred G Dillard (1924 - 2007)
Saint Francis Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Feb 26, 2007
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