R ichard Glen “Rick” Harris

Richard Glen “Rick” Harris, 64, of Acuff died June 19, 2018 following a motorcycle accident east of Lubbock. Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, at the Idalou Cemetery, Hwy. E. 62, Idalou, Texas 79329. Services are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Idalou. Rick was born to Richard Arlen and Jacqueline Anderson Harris on Dec. 12, 1953, in Oakland, CA. while his father was stationed there in the U.S. Navy. The family moved in 1954 to Lubbock, where Rick attended school until entering the U.S. Marines in April 1972. After boot camp at Camp Pendleton, he was stationed at the Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay and served as a Military Policeman there. After serving eight years, Rick returned to Lubbock and worked in a variety of fields until developing a business from his passion with art. At the time of his death, he was owner of Studio Beat-It in Acuff where he designed a variety of sculptures, mostly with scrap metals. His art had been exhibited in various galleries and commissioned by people throughout Texas. He loved touring the Texas High Plains on his motorcycle, photographing sunsets and scenery, his cactus plants, and several beloved pets. Rick was preceded in death by his father, Richard Arlen Harris. He is survived by his wife, Debbie, whom he married on July 22, 1995 in Lubbock; stepchildren, Brian Riddle of Lubbock and Stacie Krebbs of Dallas; grandchildren, Kaily Riddle of Lubbock, Garron Vasquez of Amarillo, Libby Thomas of San Antonio, Jackson Morris of Lubbock, Finley Jane Krebbs of Dallas: and one great-grandchild Austin Riddle of Lubbock. He also is survived by his mother, Jacqueline Harris of Bryan; sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Kevin Phillips of Bryan; brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Sandra Harris of Corpus Christi; his nieces and nephews, Spring Harris Robinson and Nathan Harris both of College Station, Michael Arlen Harris of Houston, and Jacqueline Harris Kendig and Jonathan Harris both of Corpus Christi; several great nieces, nephews and cousins. Online condolences may be made at www.moore-rose.com

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