Richard Cruz was born December 26, 1950 in Houston, Texas, and passed from this life on January 10, 2021 in Oklahoma City.
He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. Richard spent his professional career as a Crew Leader for Avis/Budget Rental Car Company.
Richard was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Ceballos and father, Victor Cruz; siblings: sister, Mary Pineda, Suzanna Martinez, and brother, Frank Martinez.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Janie Cruz of the home; daughter, Marcie Castenada and husband Fernando of San Antonio, Texas; son, Richard Cruz, and wife Shelly of San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Tina Oliver of Minco, and son, Greg Oliver and wife Shari of Minco; 14 grandkids; 6 great grandkids and one on the way; sister, Yolanda Fleming and husband Tommy of Sterling Heights, Michigan; brother, Juan Ceballos and wife Stephanie of Houston, Texas, sister, Gloria Garza and husband Eluide of Houston, Texas, and sister, Carmen Hays, and brother-in-law, Joe Pineda.
Viewing will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, January 14 and Friday, January 15 at Yanda & Son Funeral Home, Yukon.
Celebration of Life services will be 2 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2021, at Trinity Baptist Church, 620 N. Cemetery Road., Yukon. Services can be viewed online at live.trinitychurckok.com.
Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon.