Memorial services for Richard Odermann, 70, of Kempner, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove with Pastor David Shaver officiating. Burial will be at a later date at the Copperas Cove City Cemetery.
Mr. Odermann died May 15, 2017. He was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Bockenau, Germany, where he was raised and educated.
He married Hilde Dora Becker in 1967 in Ruthweiler, Germany. Richard relocated his family to Copperas Cove in 1974. He was retired from the Parks Department in Copperas Cove after 20 years. He started his second career with the Exchange Sunshine Homes and retired after 11 years.
Richard’s hobbies included fishing, hunting, watching Formula One racing, cruises, landscaping and spending time with his family.
Mr. Odermann was preceded in death by his wife, Hilde; and their daughter, Angelika Odermann.
Survivors include his daughter, Heike Hills; son, Mark Richard Odermann and his wife, Nikki Odermann; grandchildren, Nathaniel Jeffers, Natalie Lugo, Ethan Odermann and Anna Odermann; great-grandchildren, Grayson Gibson and Gabryella Lugo; and his fiance, Anna Jones along with her family of three children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Texas Humane Heroes, 5501 S. Clear Creek Road, Killeen, TX 76549.
Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove is in charge of arrangements.