Richard Garland Quaid
Richard Garland Quaid, 70, a longtime Kiowa resident, passed away on January 21, 2020, in Oklahoma City.
Family night will be Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brown's Funeral Service of Coalgate.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.n. on Saturday, January 25, at Kiowa School Auditorium with Brother Hak Melton officiating. Burial will be at Wardville Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Brown's Funeral Service of Coalgate.
He was born on October 10, 1949, to Jack and Christine (Bailey) Quaid, in Denison, Texas. He attended and graduated from Kiowa Schools in 1968, he continued his education with going to Oklahoma State University, getting an associate's degree in petroleum radiology. He attended East Central University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in math education. Richard attended the University of Tulsa graduating with a master's degree in school administration.
Richard was a retired educator, administrator and rancher.
Richard married Betty Gene Olshovsky on December 19, 2018, in Atoka.
He was a member of Harper Valley Baptist Church, Elks Lodge, and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He joyed hunting, fishing, gardening, going to basketball games and cooking. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Quaid, of Kiowa; children, Richard Keith Quaid and wife, Janet, of Kiowa, Kevin Quaid and wife, Kristi, of Round Rock, Texas, Kyle Quaid, of McAlester, and Maria Ann Rose, of Atoka; step-son, Brant McFarland, of Kiowa; step-daughter, Kari Hill, of Kiowa; grandchildren, Walker, Zain, Max, Madilyn, Kyleigh, Lauren, Hunter, Rocky, River, Cyndi, Tracy and Bob; great-grandchildren, Raelynn and Laney; siblings, Leonard Quaid and wife, Kay, of Wynnewood, Patty Valdez and husband, Tommy, of McAlester, and Peggy Cosgrove and husband, Travis, of Arpelar, and numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack Glenn and Christine (Bailey) Quaid, and a brother, James Glenn Quaid.
Pallbearers will be Walker Wilson, Zain Wilson, Doyle Blankenship, Johnny Blankenship, DJ Blankenship, Drew Capps and Ryan Capps.
Honorary pallbearers will be River Hill, Rocky Hill, Hunter Hill, Jon Capps, Larry Eagleberger, Jeff Newberry, Brant McFarland, Max Quaid and Larry Don Roberts.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: brownsfscoalgate@sbcglobal.net. Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.
Published on January 23, 2020

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Barbara,Richard,Donna Casey
Jan 23, 2020
God Bless the Quaid family .From the Casey family.