Richard Alan Lougher, of Seguin, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the age of 72.
He was born in New Zealand on December 15, 1944 to Mavis Jean and Raymond Alan Lougher. He is preceded in death by his parents and eldest son, John. Survivors include his wife Kathryn Lougher, children, Robert Lougher, and Susan Barhight and husband James; grandchildren, Rachel Homchick, James A., Russell, Evan and Nicholas Barhight; siblings, Janice Hough and Carol Sadler of New Zealand; as well as numerous nieces and nephews in New Zealand. A Memorial Service will be held a Palmer Mortuary Chapel on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. (services will conclude in the chapel). As a young man, Richard was a plumber's apprentice in New Zealand, where he learned the trade that would become very dear to him. He eventually moved his family to America, first arriving in California, for a chance to have more opportunities in life. Taking advantage of his new life, he became the plumber to the stars in Hollywood, working for the famous. Richard passed on his trade to both of his sons and daughter. He loved the sport of Rugby and his favorite team was the All Blacks. Richard and his family eventually settled in Seguin, Texas. After having a stroke, Richard went to work at the local Home Depot, in the plumbing department, and he was most excellent at his job. He will be missed dearly by those that knew and loved him.
Arrangements are under the care of Palmer Mortuary and Cremations, 1116 N. Austin Street, Seguin, Texas 78155; 830.379.9430. Please log on to www.palmermortuary.com
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