Richard T. Biar, 83, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1800 West Freeway, Fort Worth. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Richard has passed into God’s eternal care.
Richard was born on Oct. 19, 1929, to Herman T. Biar and Josepha S. Biar, and was raised in a loving, Christian home. Richard graduated from the University of Texas as an engineer and served in the Marine Corps. He married Sylvia Ann Kramer and they had three children whom they raised in the love of Jesus Christ and would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 4.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Ann Biar; sister, Barbara Dretke; children, Karen Bernhardt (Armin), Ted Biar (Sherri), and Mark Biar (Jill); and grandchildren, Christopher Bernhardt (Elizabeth), Jennifer Bernhardt Rodgers (Eric), Benjamin Bernhardt (Rebecca), Glen Biar, Andrew Biar, Shannon Biar and Emily Biar. A great-granddaughter is due in mid May.
Memorials may go to The Lutheran Hour Ministries, 660 Mason Ridge Center Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141, www.lmhgift.org.
Greenwood Funeral Home