Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

March 27, 2013

Dick Low Womack

Mineral Wells Index

— Funeral Services for Dick Low Womack, 75, of Lake Brownwood, Texas, were held 3 p.m. Tuesday,  March 26, 2013, at the Heartland Funeral Home with Jerry Walker officiating.  Interment with military honors followed at the Rocky Creek Cemetery, Highway 279. The family received friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mr. Womack passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, in a local nursing home. 

Dick was born on Aug. 30, 1937, in Lamesa to Frank and Laura Hester Womack. On July 19, 1974, he was married to Judy Clanton in Lawton, Okla. 

A veteran with 22 years of service, (retired) 1st SGT Womack served three tours in Vietnam and served as an advisor to the Korean Army.  He was an Army recruiter in Mineral Wells for many years. Dick and Judy lived in various places throughout his military career and moved to Lake Brownwood in 1980.

Dick served as chief for the Lake Brownwood Volunteer Fire Department and was an active member for 17 years. He served as president of the Central Texas Fire Fighters Association. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church, enjoyed gardening and was an accomplished guitar player. For years he was MC and provided entertainment for local and area musicals where he brought many smiles to many faces, young and old.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Womack, of Lake Brownwood; two sons: Troy Hill of Brownwood, and Danny White and wife Susie of Lipan; one daughter: Patsy Eubanks and husband Leon of Anacoco, La.; one brother: Bert Womack of Lamesa; one sister: Sylvia McCulley and husband Dick of Tulsa, Okla.; 10 grandchildren: Shawna Kay of Vidor; Bobby Eubanks of Anacoco, La.; Danny White and Karen Snow of Lipan; Dallas White of Monett, Mo.; Silver Criddle and Cody Hill of Fritch; Brooke Hair of Brownwood; Shayla Hill of Bangs; and Shelby Hill of Abilene. Sixteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons: J.R. Hill and Jimmy White; one grandson: Chad Hill; and by four brothers: Jay, Ray, Charles Ned and Nathan Womack.

Friends are invited to sign the guestbook at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.