Richard Glenn Scales, 66, of Galveston, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Houston.
He was born June 4, 1947, in San Francisco, CA, to Tullie Thomas and Ola Emily Scales. After graduating from high school, Richard joined the US Marine Corps and served his country during the Vietnam War. Upon his return, he worked for R & B Railroad in Kentucky before continuing his career in the construction and auto repair industries.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents and his nephew, TJ Scales.
He is survived by his daughter, Brittany Joe Scales; son, Tyler Thomas Scales; brothers, Thomas H. Scales and wife, Debra; and Ronald Wayne Scales and wife, Cheryl; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Dannie Connell, Kevin Connell, Brent Johnson, James Moya, Daniel Santos and DeAnte’ Robinson.
Richard’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Friday, May 2nd, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Saturday, May 3rd, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Robeson officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock.