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Daniel Boyd Rich

Daniel Boyd Rich, 84,of Houston passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor.

He was born on April 20, 1934 to his parents, Sylvester Clarence Rich and Lorena Guzman Rich in Port Arthur, Texas. Daniel was raised and grew up in the Port Arthur/ Groves  area and has been a resident of Houston for over 40 years.  He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Daniel was a retired engineer from Exxon Mobil, during his long career he worked at Shell and Lockheed Martin at NASA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Barbara M. Latimer, his brothers, Billy Bert Rich and Sylvester C. Rich, Jr.

Daniel is survived by his two daughters, Elizabeth Foxworth and her husband, Ricky of Vidor, Jane Cacciatore and her husband, Wayne of East Greenwich, Rhode Island, six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, his sister, Lucy Arnold of Woodville and his friend, Charles Fitzgerald of Houston.

Visitation will be on Friday, April 12, 2019 from Noon till 1:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Service to honor Daniel’s life will be at 1:00 PM Friday at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves under the direction of Clayton Thompson Funeral Directors.