Richard Hayes “Rick” Cooley

Richard Hayes “Rick” Cooley, age 69 of Natalia, Texas passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022. He was born on October 29, 1953, in Hamlin, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jake Cooley; mother and step-father, Annie and Otto Mann, Jr.; Step-brothers, Jerry and Robert Mann.
Rick is survived by his wife of 46 years, Gail Cooley; daughters, Melinda Dugosh and husband, James; Robyn Wheeler and husband, Buddy; granddaughters, Allison and Annie Dugosh; grandsons, Bo and Duke Wheeler; brother, Kenneth Cooley and wife, Georgia; step-sisters, Emily Briscoe and husband, Ben; Marylin Ingerick, Nancy Wanner and husband, Bill; step-sister-in-law, Linda Mann- Gewin and husband, Mike; step-brother, James Mann and wife Janie; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 10:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church Devine, Texas with interment at Miguel Cemetery in Bigfoot, Texas.
Anyone that would like to make a donation in Rick’s name may do so to the Devine First United Methodist Church or Devine Masonic Lodge #590.
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