|Monday, 16 July 2012 15:34|
SPOKANE, WA -- Dick Flowers passed away July 8, 2012, at his home in Spokane, WA. He was born April 23, 1934, in Churubusco. He graduated from Churubusco High School (Class of 1952) and attended Purdue University. Having received an officer’s commission from the U.S. Air Force Cadet program, he retired as a Major. Dick excelled as a navigator on B-48’s and tankers, and was deployed world-wide. He was a Vietnam Veteran where he also served as an Intelligence Officer.
He was an active member of the Hamblin Park Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA where he enjoyed singing in the choir and participating in the Tuesday Morning Men’s Breakfasts, where he often served as chef. Dick had a passion for his banjo and harmonica. Numerous hobbies included photography, music, working with his hands and camping with friends.
He leaves behind his devoted wife of 55 years, Anita M. Flowers, three sons, Scott (Young), Craig and Randy and a daughter, Kelli (Bill Barnett), his sister, Marcia Cuff of Fort Wayne; and brother, Tom of Fishers, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was devoted to his grandchildren Minkyun (wife, Sungah), Chihye, Aaron and Lindsey. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank A. Flowers, Jr. (1962) and Laurella Flowers (1992), both of Churubusco.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 19 at Hamblin Presbyterian Church, 4102 S. Crestline, Spokane, WA 99203 with interment at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, July 20 at Washington Veteran’s Cemetery, Medical Lake, WA. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane or Hamblin Park Presbyterian Church. Condolences are to www.heritagefunerals.com.