Memorial services for Richard Husbands, 67, of Longview, Texas, were held on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, with Larry W. Osborne officiating.
Born on July 24, 1944, in Dallas, Texas, to Albert and Lillian Husbands, he died on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.
He graduated from Bryan Adams High School in Dallas and received his degrees from University of North Texas at Denton. He spent 35 years in commercial lighting in Las Vegas and East Texas, having retired in 2009.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Barbara Hammer Husbands of Longview; two sons, David Husbands of Houston and Chris Husbands of Dallas; three daughters, Sherry O’Dell of Leonardtown, Md.; Tasha Ardaiz of Las Vegas; and Tiffani Swainbank of Dallas; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; mother, Lillian Husbands of Gladewater; and one brother, Bob Husbands of San Diego, Calif.