A funeral service was held for Richard L. Settles, 82, at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.
He died in March of 2019 in Weatherford.
Settles was born Nov. 7, 1936, to Richard and Dorothy (Lindsey) Settles in Putnam. He graduated from Weatherford High School in 1955 and then enlisted in the U. S. Air Force. Following four years of service he attended college and then began working at Tinker Air Force Base.
He married Charlotte Hutson in Ridgecrest, Calif. Settles loved to hunt and fish.
He was preceded in death by his wife and his parents.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherryl Rudder and husband Will, and Melody K. Settles, all of Ridgecrest, Calif.; his siblings, Eldon and Sheryl Settles, Donald and Sheila Settles, all of Weatherford, and Janie and Maynard Book of Tuttle; two grandsons, Josh Stafford and Bradley Patrick; a granddaughter, Aria Settles; a great-grandson, Joseph; a great-great-granddaughter, Novelle; and nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
The service was officiated by Pastor David Beck and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.