A Turtle’s Tribute:
From his Facebook Page:
For those of you who haven’t heard, Rick passed away on Sunday, May 14 around noon. He died after battling Stage 3 Multiple Myeloma for three months. He relentlessly fought the disease over the last few months, gaining strength from all of your thoughts and prayers. We can say with certainty that as much as you loved him, he loved and appreciated your friendship.
There will be a memorial service for Rick on Thursday, May 18 at 6pm at North Dallas Funeral Home. A second service will be held in his hometown of Roanoke Rapids, NC at a later date. His obituary will appear in the Dallas Morning News and the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald on Wednesday, May 17. Please direct any donations to the American Cancer Society and send flowers to the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View, Dallas, TX 75234.
We would like to extend our sincerest thanks for all of the love and support that you have given our family in this time of struggle. The outpouring of photos and memories from you reminds us of how many lives he touched. Although we are saddened by the loss of this wonderful man, we are blessed to have called him our husband, son, dad, brother, uncle, or friend. Thank you again.
The Estill, Faucett, White, and Crumb Families
From the Dallas Morning News:
Richard Wade Faucett left us Sunday after a short battle with cancer. Originally from Roanoke Rapids, NC, he graduated from the local high school and late attended Pitt Community College in Greenville to pursue his passion for nursing. He leaves behind a husband, Michael Estill; three children, Hannah, Nathan, and Rebecca, and their spouses; his mother, Iris; sister Terry Crumb and her family, Jimmy, Brandi, and Aron. He was predeceased by his father, Bob Faucett, and son, Christian. Rick will always be known as someone who loved deeply and be remembered fondly by those whose lives he touched. A memorial service will be held at North Dallas Funeral Home on Thursday, May 18th, from 6-8pm. The family requests that any donations be directed to the American Cancer Society and flowers be sent to the North Dallas Funeral Home at 2710 Valley View, Dallas, TX 75234.
Published in Dallas Morning News on May 17, 2017- See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dallasmorningnews/obituary.aspx?n=richard-faucett&pid=185412458&fhid=17472#sthash.XPGI31he.dpuf